What’s the Difference Between Tinnitus & Hyperacusis?

There’s a clear distinction between tinnitus and hyperacusis. The former is a condition in which people hear phantom noises in their ears. Hyperacusis, on the other hand, is a disorder in which a person has an intense oversensitivity to sound. However, these two conditions share some qualities, too. Both tinnitus and hyperacusis: Can negatively impactContinue reading “What’s the Difference Between Tinnitus & Hyperacusis?”

Most Common Tinnitus Causes, Symptoms & Signs

It’s estimated that almost 15% of Americans — that’s close to 50 million people — have experienced some form of tinnitus in their lifetime. That’s a lot of people dealing with tinnitus, a condition in which one hears an auditory hallucination in one or both ears when no actual sound is present. Given that thisContinue reading “Most Common Tinnitus Causes, Symptoms & Signs”

How Tinnitus, Anxiety & Depression Are Connected [2022]

A growing body of research suggests that tinnitus, anxiety and depression are linked. People whose quality of life is impacted by tinnitus often experience anxiety and depression, and vice versa. It’s not clear why this might be the case — but it’s thought that the overlap may be due to the way that these conditionsContinue reading “How Tinnitus, Anxiety & Depression Are Connected [2022]”

Tinnitus & Hearing Loss: Are They Related? [The Definitive Guide]

Tinnitus & Hearing Loss: Are They Related? [The Definitive Guide] Hearing impairment — whether it’s the absence or addition of sound  — can be challenging to live with. However, having a better understanding of hearing conditions like tinnitus and hearing loss can help. With more knowledge on the subject, you’ll be able to find andContinue reading “Tinnitus & Hearing Loss: Are They Related? [The Definitive Guide]”

AARP The Magazine: Medical Breakthroughs in Hearing, Vision Loss

AARP The Magazine: Medical Breakthroughs in Hearing, Vision Loss. Published AARP Magazine, NOV. 2018 LIKE SNOWFLAKES or fingerprints, the phantom noises that are heard by the 50 million American adults with tinnitus are unique. Some sufferers are tortured by constant buzzing; others, by hissing or ringing. For Los Angeles independent TV producer Nick Stein, 65, it’s aContinue reading “AARP The Magazine: Medical Breakthroughs in Hearing, Vision Loss”

New Device Offers Solution For Ringing In Ears | NBC Nightly News

New Device Offers Solution For Ringing In Ears | NBC Nightly News, “As an air force pilot i spent eight years with an ear shot of loud jet engines. Now I sometimes get a ringing in my ears. Talking to my pilot buddies we’re all having the same thing.” 50 million Americans suffer from itContinue reading “New Device Offers Solution For Ringing In Ears | NBC Nightly News”

New technology offers hope for people with tinnitus | CBS News

New technology offers hope for people with tinnitus | CBS News – Read more here. Nick Stein says he’s tried just about everything to relieve the ringing in his ears — a condition called tinnitus. “I tried masking, including having to have a fan on when I went to sleep, or having a machine that makesContinue reading “New technology offers hope for people with tinnitus | CBS News”