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Have you ever experienced a constant ringing in your ears that you can't pinpoint the cause? It might be tinnitus ('tin-ni-tus) - the sensation of hearing a sound when no external sound is present. In most cases, tinnitus can be managed, but for some, it's a chronic condition that can affect sleep and everyday function. Fortunately, there are options to reduce its effects.
Source: Medical Express
Published: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:18 UTC
Thanks to a mental process called habituation, you can get to a place where your tinnitus stops bothering you entirely, where your brain just stops paying attention to it and it fades from your awareness.
Source: Healthy Hearing
Published: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 06:00 UTC
Source: American Tinnitus Association
Published: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:39 UTC
by Natalia Yakunina, Sam Soo Kim, Eui-Cheol Nam
Objective Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a neuromodulation method used for treatment of epilepsy and depression. Transcutaneous VNS (tVNS) has been gaining popularity as a noninvasive alternative to VNS. Previous tVNS neuroimaging studies revealed brain (de)activation patterns that involved multiple areas implicated in tinnitus generation and perception. In this study, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was used to explore the effects of ...
Published: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 23:00 UTC
by Do-Yang Park, Hyun Jun Kim, Chang-Hoon Kim, Jae Yong Lee, Kyungdo Han, Ji Ho Choi
Olfactory dysfunction and tinnitus are age-related otorhinolaryngological disorders with a high prevalence in the elderly population and share several common clinical features. However, there is no study investigating the relationship between these two diseases. We studied the prevalence of olfactory dysfunction and tinnitus among Koreans and studied the relationship between these two diseases based on the Korean ...
Published: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 23:00 UTC
A tea kettle, buzzing cicada or screeching noise? Tinnitus suffers are being invited to use a new online, sound matching tool to help better understand their type of tinnitus and the potential treatments that might be able to help them.
Published: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:44 UTC
Researchers have identified four types of neurons in the peripheral auditory system, three of which are new to science. The analysis of these cells can lead to new therapies for various kinds of hearing disorders, such as tinnitus and age-related hearing loss.
Published: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 10:13 UTC
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified four types of neurons in the peripheral auditory system, three of which are new to science. The analysis of these cells can lead to new therapies for various kinds of hearing disorders, such as tinnitus and age-related hearing loss. The study is published in Nature Communications.
Source: Medical Express
Published: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:24 UTC
New UK research has found that a new mindfulness-based approach to tinnitus could transform the treatment of the condition.
Published: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 19:06 UTC
New studies suggest mindfulness-based CBT could significantly help tinnitus sufferers.
Published: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 11:41 UTC