• decrease tinnitus
  • Gingko biloba , an herbal extract, has been shown to decrease tinnitus symptoms in controlled animal studies and may be helpful in treating humans, since it is believed to enhance circulation to the brain in situations where reduced circulation is the cause. (encyclopedia.com)
  • symptoms
  • A recent Turkish study has confirmed that older people whose diets have been deficient in zinc may benefit from supplements of this mineral as a treatment for tinnitus, but that younger patients eating well-balanced diets do not find that their symptoms improve when they take zinc supplements. (encyclopedia.com)
  • If person is exposed to a loud noise it can cause hearing damage which can have as one of its symptoms, tinnitus. (bio.net)
  • J.H. Hulshof and P. Vermeij performed a small study with 48 subjects in 1987 to determine if nicotinamide was effective in treating the symptoms of tinnitus. (livestrong.com)
  • Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of tinnitus. (dmoztools.net)
  • auditory system
  • A person has a hearing loss and the neurons are not getting as much stimulation so the auditory system turns up its 'internal gain' which is then perceived as tinnitus. (bio.net)
  • The counseling is used to basically calm the person down so that thay can deal with the tinnitus and the low level white noise maskers are used to stimualate the auditory system increasing the overall 'gain' of the system. (bio.net)
  • A suggested diagnosis of tinnitus, a self-reported disturbance of the auditory system, is used by some physicians in response to complaints about the Hum. (wikipedia.org)
  • impairment
  • Christo Pantev of the Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis at Westfalian Wilhelms-University, Germany, who led the study, said that "an enjoyable, low-cost, custom tailored notched music treatment" could significantly diminish the impairment from tinnitus. (redorbit.com)
  • Tinnitus is a hearing impairment where ringing, clicking, roaring or hissing sounds are heard although there are no external sounds being produced in the local vicinity of the sufferer. (livestrong.com)
  • sound generator
  • In some cases, the required masking amplitude is so high as to cause discomfort to the user of the sound generator, and the tinnitus is therefore considered unmaskable. (wikipedia.org)
  • pitch
  • In 2005, code 92625 was added to the CPT book to describe tinnitus assessment including pitch, loudness matching, and masking. (audiology.org)
  • In some cases, the sound is tuned to the pitch, loudness and other qualities of the tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical citation needed] The basis of sound therapy discovered over a century ago, is a psychological phenomenon known as residual inhibition: the tendency of a loud enough sound of the right pitch to damp out or inhibit the annoying ringing of tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • One approach to address this challenge is the systematic assessment of tinnitus patients in many clinical centers with standardized instruments (e.g., psychoacoustic measures, questionnaires). (uni-ulm.de)
  • The two met while Dr. Vernon was conducting clinical research at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, OR and began treating Dr. Unice for his tinnitus condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases
  • Diseases of the ear may lead to hearing loss, tinnitus and balance disorders such as vertigo, although many of these conditions may also be affected by damage to the brain or neural pathways leading from the ear. (wikipedia.org)
  • temporomandibular
  • More than half of people with tinnitus have a comorbid psychological injury or illness (e.g., post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, stress, dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint, etc.) that can exacerbate the tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • mechanism
  • It has been proposed that tinnitus is caused by mechanisms that generate abnormal neural activity, specifically one mechanism called discordant damage (dysfunction) of outer and inner hair cells of the cochlea. (wikipedia.org)
  • white noise
  • Tinnitus maskers are a range of devices based on simple white noise machines which are used to add natural or artificial sound into a tinnitus sufferer's environment in order to mask or cover up the ringing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Temporally patterned sound may be more effective than white noise or background music in masking tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • relief
  • I had hope that this app would give some relief to tinnitus that has bothered me for years. (apple.com)
  • Para baixar o app gratuito ReSound Tinnitus Relief de ReSound, obtenha o iTunes agora. (apple.com)
  • The ReSound Relief™ app uses a combination of sounds and relaxing exercises that aim to distract your brain from focusing on tinnitus. (apple.com)
  • treatments
  • I monitor the advancements, if any, by being a member of the tinnitus assoc. and I have tried some of the 'treatments' without success but after all these years, living with it in it's proper perspective is the best way to go. (dailystrength.org)
  • Research
  • For this purpose the Tinnitus Research Initiative database has been created, which is further developed and enlarged in the current COST Action TINNET. (uni-ulm.de)
  • The database was developed by the Tinnitus Research Initiative (TRI) and the Institute of Databases and Information Systems (DBIS) at the University of Ulm. (uni-ulm.de)
  • I've been in a very bad way with this tinnitus lately and been doing alot of research. (dailystrength.org)
  • I came across "research" claiming that Xanax has been proven to reduce the volume of tinnitus in 60% of patients. (dailystrength.org)
  • Until 2010, the journal was published by the Martha Entenmann Tinnitus Research Center (State University of New York) in cooperation with the Neurootologisches Forschungsinstitut der 4-G-Forschung e.V. (Bad Kissingen, Germany), and edited by Claus-Frenz Claussen, Abraham Shulman, Barbara Goldstein, and Michael Seidman. (wikipedia.org)
  • Starting in 1980, the association has granted funding for tinnitus research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since then the ATA has become the largest group of individual contributors that awards grant money for research relating to tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Efforts include funding tinnitus research, producing and distributing educational materials for both patients and healthcare professionals, and promoting hearing protection programs. (dmoztools.net)
  • anxiety
  • Persistent tinnitus may cause anxiety and depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • Psychological problems such as depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances and concentration difficulties are common in those with strongly annoying tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • In particular, zinc supplements have been recommended for patients diagnosed with tinnitus. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Detailed analysis of auditory brainstem responses in patients with noise-induced tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • The large multi-national cross-sectional and longitudinal database of tinnitus patients is a unique resource for profiling of tinnitus patients and identification of outcome predictors for various therapeutic approaches. (uni-ulm.de)
  • Many tinnitus patients had been routinely disregarded by physicians who did not have the information they needed to proficiently treat and diagnose tinnitus patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • maskers
  • This is why the if you look at one of the most recent methods of treating tinnitus, it has been developed using _low_ levels of maskers and counseling. (bio.net)
  • To distinguish the tailored sound used for inhibition from the broadband undifferentiated sound employed in tinnitus maskers, it is usually referred to as the 'trigger' or 'quieting' sound. (wikipedia.org)
  • sounds
  • Tinnitus is a condition where the patient hears ringing, buzzing, or other sounds without an external cause. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Most cases of tinnitus are subjective, which means that only the patient can hear the sounds. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Are you suffering from tinnitus sounds that rise and fall? (apple.com)
  • I assumed this was some sort of tinnitus, but it isn't the sounds described on the questionnaire such as hissing, ringing. (medhelp.org)
  • Spontaneous otoacoustic emissions, which are sounds produced normally by the inner ear, may also occasionally result in tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • To buy and download tinnitus help by IND-Ingenieurbuero f. (apple.com)
  • tinnitus help' - eight programs in one. (apple.com)
  • Thus 'tinnitus help' is able to intervene in central auditory processes. (apple.com)
  • This means that 'tinnitus help' can assist you to change the way you perceive your tinnitus sound by letting it gradually fade into the background. (apple.com)
  • Regular listening to your individual 'tinnitus help' setting will enable you to learn how to increasingly fade out the sound in your ear and eventually ignore it. (apple.com)
  • If the experience is repeated by using 'tinnitus help', the hippocampus works like a trainer for your cerebral cortex. (apple.com)
  • Association
  • Contributions to the association also go towards advocacy work in Washington, D.C. It also distributes information about tinnitus, health care professionals, support groups and volunteers. (wikipedia.org)