tinnitus


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a ringing or booming sensation in one or both ears

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More than half of those who visited their GP with the condition were unhappy with the advice they received, according to research by the British Tinnitus Association.
Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing ringing, hissing, buzzing, whistling or humming when there is actually no external sound.
In Meniere's disease, from deranged inner ear fluid pressure, the classic triad of vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus can be elicited.
RESULTS: The clinical results showed that the multiple-frequency matching method was more effective than single-frequency matching for tinnitus treatment.
One of the most difficult aspects of tinnitus is the negative impact it has on sleep.
The United States Food and Drug Administration has cleared Canadian medical device maker Sound Options Tinnitus Treatments to begin distribution of their cutting-edge tinnitus sound therapy, the company said.
The neurophysiological model proposed by Jastreboff suggests that tinnitus would be the result of the interaction of auditory and nonauditory pathways.
That's partly because no specific cure for tinnitus has been identified and, as a recent study suggests, guideline-recommended management strategies for tinnitus aren't often implemented.
Patients (n = 61, aged [greater than or equal to] 20 years) were selected who had unilateral or bilateral tinnitus for >6 months.
Tinnitus is the perception of noise in the absence of an acoustic stimulus.
The first reason to study coping with tinnitus is that tinnitus is experienced by a remarkable number of individuals.
Electrical stimulation by cochlear implant (CI) has been proven to be a viable treatment option for tinnitus in many recent studies.
Thankfully for most of us, these sounds will be nothing more than a mild and temporary irritation, but for some people, tinnitus can become a significant problem.
They describe tinnitus and hyperacusis in literature, film, and music; the mechanism and time course of tinnitus associated with hearing impairment; animal models; psychological mechanisms; tinnitus in military and veteran populations; drug-induced tinnitus; somatic modulation; the influence of amplified music; middle ear myoclonus and tonic tensor tympani syndrome; pulsatile tinnitus; acoustic shock; hearing aids for tinnitus; cochlear implants and tinnitus; self-help interventions; misophonia and phonophobia; musical hallucinations; managing tinnitus in childhood and adults; and emerging approaches to treatment.