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How do I stop this ringing in my ears?

How do I stop this noise in my ears? I’m told nothing can be done about tinnitus! Are you aware recent studies show up to 70% of people experiencing tinnitus experience significant improvements in their tinnitus with the right help? How Brain Research Changes How We Approach Tinnitus There has been decades of studies in

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Together for Tinnitus: 2017 Tinnitus Awareness Week

  It’s tinnitus Awareness Week this week This year’s theme is ‘Together for Tinnitus’. Better Hearing Australia, in partnership with the British, American and Australian Tinnitus Associations, are working to raise awareness about tinnitus. This is Australia’s’ first International Tinnitus Awareness Week. This is the first time that focus on this condition has been addressed

Treatments for Tinnitus: 5 old wives tales that don’t work

Treatments for Tinnitus: 5 old wives tales that don’t work If you go online or visit your local chemist, you will notice a number of suggestions for treating tinnitus that really don’t work. Lets look at a few of the old wives tales that I wish everyone didn’t know about as more people would seek

7 Bizarre Things That May Cause Ringing In The Ears

7 bizarre things that may cause ringing in the ears The pathway of hearing is one of the most delicate and sensitive mechanisms of the human body. Tinnitus or head noise may result from a variety of disturbances within the ear, its neural pathways and the brain. Here are some lesser known bizarre causes of

Important news on Tinnitus

Neuroscientists in the USA and Germany have discovered the brain mechanism responsible for tinnitus and chronic pain. They report that “Its the neural mechanisms that normally control noise and pain signals that may become dysfunctional leading to a chronic perception of pain or tinnitus.” The areas of the brain responsible for tinnitus and chronic pain

Setting Up a Music Room?

Many people who work with music like to setup home recording studios, especially those who are running a business as a music producer. In addition, music teachers need to consider protecting themselves and their students from damage to their hearing. Several inexpensive modifications can be made to areas to make them optimal for use as

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Going to concerts

I went to a concert last night and my ears are still ringing. Will this stop? The ringing is called tinnitus and refers to any noises that are heard in the head, that don’t come from the outside. Tinnitus comes in two flavors—objective and subjective. Objective tinnitus is tinnitus that can be heard by other

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Tinnitus may increase risk of work injuries

Tinnitus, Hearing Loss May Increase Risk of Work Injuries Researchers in the Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, at Yale University School of Medicine conducted a retrospective analysis and found that workers with a history of tinnitus (ringing in the ears) in conjunction with high-frequency hearing loss are more likely to be injured. According to

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What is Hyperacusis?

The definition of what Hyperacusis is can sometimes be unclear as it varies. Hyperacusis is described as intolerance to a level of sound and people with hyperacusis reach a point at which sounds are too loud, even at lower physical levels. Other terms used to describe decreased sound tolerance include phonophobia, the fear of a

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Do You Have Tinnitus?

If you say yes to one or more of these questions you may have a hearing condition known as Tinnitus Do you hear ringing or other noises in your ears or head? Does the loudness of the noise in your ears makes it difficult to hear people? Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you


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