A Chinese woman's rare health condition has reportedly rendered her unable to hear the voices of males – including her…
A Chinese woman’s rare health condition has reportedly rendered her unable to hear the voices of males – including her own boyfriend. The DailyMail Online Reports
The patient, who lives in the city of Xiamen in southeastern China, also had an issue with her hearing. experienced ringing in her ears and vomiting the night before the incident.
Dr. Lin Xiaoqing, a specialist at Qianpu Hospital, diagnosed with Ms. With a rare form of low-frequency hearing damage known as reverse-slope hearing loss.
Extremely unusual condition, which reportedly affects only about 3,000 people in the USA and Canada. frequency sounds, including average male voices.
The most common type of hearing loss, on the other hand, is characterized by loss of sounds at higher frequencies and is referred to as high-frequency hearing loss, according to the Thigpen Hearing Center . This condition renders patients unable to hear higher-pitched voices, like those of women and children.
While Ms. Chen was able to hear every word a female ENT said during her appointment, she was unable to pick up on the voice of a young male patient at the hospital, Dr. Xiaoqing said. Although there are a number of causes of reverse-slope hearing, the most common causes are genetic abnormalities, Wolfram syndrome and Mondini dysplasia.
Doctors believe that Ms. Chen’s particular condition may have been brought on by stress and severe pain or sleep.
Luckily, with treatment, Ms.
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