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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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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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Vivatone Treats Tinnitus with Hearing Aids: Electronics Eliminate Ringing?

Think you got problems? Hows this for a doozy. Hearing loss (bad enough) AND tinnitus, the medical term for ringing in the ears. Great. Now you hear less and ring more. Its hard...

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What are the management and treatment options for tinnitus?

If you have tinnitus and have ever been told "to live with it", please know there are options...

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Clicking Sound

Recently, I have started getting a clicking sound in one ear when my head moves up-and-down (e.g., while walking). I do not hear the sound when still. Is this a form of tinnitus?

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Implant for Tinnitus?

I have heard that there is an implant which will effectively mask or eliminate the constant ringing of tinnitus. I have had this condition for 38 years. It would be nice to have some silence, finally. Any ideas other than supplements. Thanks.

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Protect Your Hearing During Hunting Season

With the breeze freshening and the leaves falling, its that time again time to remind those who enjoy shooting sports to cover your ears, whether hunting upland game or...

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Noise-induced hearing loss and recreational activities

We seldom associate hearing loss with fun, but many popular recreational activities put people at risk for noise-induced hearing loss if they aren't properly protected.

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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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Vertigo Treatment: Cochlear Implant Tested For Meniere's Disease

A University of Washington Medical Center patient is the world's first recipient of a device that aims to quell the disabling vertigo associated with Meniere's disease.

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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: 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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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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Connection between tinnitus and wisdom teeth?

Years ago I read that tinnitus can be caused when wisdom teeth are not being pulled. The teeth put pressure on nerves, and this causes the tinnitus. I've been told my wisdom teeth are severely impacted . I have suffered tinnitus since I was about age 16.

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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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Current Research in Hyperacusis

What is the current status and probable future direction for research in hyperacusis?

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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 Herbal Drugs

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

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Prozac and Dizziness

I have been off prozac for 9 months but am still experiencing a feeling of imbalance accompanied by a feeling of fullness in my ears and head and tinnitus. I've been to an otolaryngologist, had an MRI and all they could tell me is that I have lost some

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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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