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Understanding Meniere’s Disease

Although the symptoms for Meniere’s Disease seem commonplace, they can be indicators of other serious health issues and should be diagnosed by a doctor.

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Brain Imaging May Hold Clues to Ringing in the Ears

Talk about a cacophony of noises. Described as ringing in the ears, buzzing, whistling, humming, thumping, roaring and hissing, the sounds of tinnitus can range from mild to...

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Tinnitus: Prevalent in Elderly Impacting Quality of Life

Nearly 36 million Americans suffer from tinnitus or ringing in the ears. It may be an intermittent sound or an annoying continuous sound in one or both ears.

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Did You Hear That?: Learning to Live With Tinnitus

As many as 17% of us have experienced tinnitus. Ringing in the ears, unexplained noises that only you can hear. You hear it, or feel it in your head, even though theres no real...

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How many people have tinnitus?

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) estimates over 50 million Americans experience tinnitus. Of these, 12 milion have tinnitus which is severe enough to seek medical...

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Loud Music Leads to Tinnitus

As a mother of a teenager, I am concerned about the noise levels of the Walkmans. Also, what about the loud music that employees and customers are exposed to in the ''hip'' shops catering to kids?

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Are there any tinnitus organizations in the US?

I suffer from tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and am looking for a tinnitus organization that serves as a resource to those suffering. Are there any in the United States?

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One on one with the lip reading mom | Featured author

Shanna Groves isn't just a lip reader or mom, she's the lip reading mom.

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Putting Five Common Tinnitus Myths to Rest

Tinnitus is often described as buzzing, ringing, hissing, humming, roaring or whistling that someone hears in the absence of any external sound.

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Curing Tinnitus: Underlying Cause Discovered

Scientists have discovered an underlying cause for tinnitus, which could lead to the development of new drug treatments and a possible tinnitus cure.

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Phil Collins Ends Career Due to Hearing Loss and Other Health Issues

Singer, performer, and music legend Phil Collins has announced that he will be leaving the music scene due to health problems, including hearing loss.

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Tinnitus Treatment: Nerve Stimulation May Help

By stimulating the vagus nerve, researchers have discovered a way to essentially retrain the brain to ignore the nerve signals that simulate ringing in the ears, or tinnitus.

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Tinnitus Treatment: White Noise Therapy May Not Be Enough

Tinnitus, what many think of as ringing in the ears, is the perception of sound without any real acoustic stimulation. Sound masking therapy, a common component of tinnitus treatment, is of uncertain benefit when used on its own, a new evidence review finds.

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Ringing in the Ears: Cell Phones and Tinnitus Treatment

Recent research reveals prolonged cell phone use may worsen tinnitus, also referred to as ringing in the ears. Help for ringing in the ears, or tinnitus treatment, is now available.

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Tinnitus: Imaging Reveals How Brain Fails to Tune Out Ringing in the Ears

New research suggests that there may be a way to alleviate tinnitus, also known as ringing in the ears.

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Hearing Damage: Roller Coasters Can Cause Barotrauma

As roller coasters continue to push the envelope of speed, a common ear injury - ear barotrauma, can lead to temporary hearing loss, and most commonly causes dizziness, ear discomfort or pain, or a sensation of having the ears pop.

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Tinnitus Treatments: Getting Closer to New Drug Therapies

Researchers in Australia have created a model that induces tinnitus and measures brain cell activity, a step necessary in developing new tinnitus treatments.

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Tinnitus and Treatment

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) estimates 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus and it has been shown to cause anxiety, depression and isolation. There are numerous options to manage the symptoms of tinnitus and reduce the negative affects it has on your life.

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Tinnitus and Herbal Drugs

Is there a connection between tinnitus and any of the popular herbal drugs (eg. St. John's Wort)?

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Beta-Carotene and Tinnitus

What is known at this time about massive doses of beta-carotene in reduction of tinnitus?

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