Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Tinnitus Evaluations

There are several goals we hope to accomplish when we evaluate a tinnitus patient: Identify the underlying cause of your tinnitus symptoms Evaluate how your tinnitus is affecting your speech reception Assess whether you’re experiencing hyperacusis (sound sensitivity) Pinpoint the frequency and loudness of the sound you’re hearing Tinnitus is a symptom of a wide…

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Tinnitus Facts

Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing sounds that are not there. If you are suffering from a ringing, buzzing, whooshing or clicking in your ears, you are not alone. Over 50 million Americans report some degree of tinnitus. There are many potential causes, including head injury, medication side effects and some diseases, but tinnitus is…

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Tinnitus Overview

Tinnitus is defined as hearing noises in the ear(s) or in the head. It is a widespread condition that affects an estimated 50 million Americans. Some people describe their tinnitus as a ringing, hissing, roaring, whooshing or buzzing sound in the ear. It may be sporadic, or it may be constant. Tinnitus is a symptom…

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Tinnitus Retraining Therapy

There is no known cure for tinnitus unless its underlying cause can be identified and treated. In recent years, however, audiologists have developed some outstanding tinnitus treatment programs and methods to help patients with chronic tinnitus. Tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) is one of our clinic’s highest recommended treatment plans. TRT centers around tinnitus counseling, which…

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Tinnitus Treatment

There is no universal cure for tinnitus, but there are treatments that make it less of a distraction. Because tinnitus is a side effect of an underlying condition, identifying the problem may lead to a medical or surgical solution. The cure rates for pulsatile tinnitus are quite high once the problem has been identified. Unfortunately,…

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