• pulsatile
  • The specific type of tinnitus called pulsatile tinnitus is characterized by hearing the sounds of one's own pulse or muscle contractions, which is typically a result of sounds that have been created by the movement of muscles near to one's ear, or the sounds are related to blood flow of the neck or face. (wikipedia.org)
  • basis of tinnitus
  • At the NIDCD Section on Brain Imaging and Modeling in the Voice, Speech, and Language Branch, Barry Horwitz, Ph.D., and his staff work on neural models that are applied to high-level auditory and language function, including trying to understand the neural basis of tinnitus. (nih.gov)
  • Advances in the neurobiology of hearing disorders: recent developments regarding the basis of tinnitus and hyperacusis" (PDF). (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 NIDCD supports several clinical studies on tinnitus , including a multicenter study of U.S. military personnel and their dependents who suffer from severe tinnitus. (nih.gov)
  • For a full list of publicly and privately supported clinical studies on tinnitus worldwide, visit ClinicalTrials.gov and search for "tinnitus. (nih.gov)
  • 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)
  • frequency
  • tinnitus help' forms an image of your individual tinnitus frequency (up to 20.000 Hz) and offers you the option to mix this frequency with pleasant sounds or music. (apple.com)
  • Establish your individual tinnitus frequency by using the slide switch. (apple.com)
  • You can mix all additional sounds to your tinnitus frequency, thereby optimizing your tinnitus profile. (apple.com)
  • The area in which your tinnitus frequency is located will be especially active and, depending on how frequently and how intensely you pay attention to your tinnitus, this area will spread like an ink stain on a piece of blotting paper. (apple.com)
  • In general the tinnitus has the same frequency as the peak in your hearing loss. (apple.com)
  • Tinnitus typically produces a high frequency 'sharp' tone. (apple.com)
  • The brain has a tendency to ignore frequency rich, monotonous sounds when played over a certain period, thereby masking the annoying tinnitus sounds as well. (apple.com)
  • The minimum energy (or loudness) mask is usually one closely matched to the central frequency and bandwidth of the tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tinnitus maskers may use music or natural sounds, wide band white or pink noise, narrow band white noise, a notched soundfield, frequency or amplitude modulated sound, intermittent pulsed sound, or other patterned sound. (wikipedia.org)
  • hyperacusis
  • medical citation needed] TRT may offer real although moderate improvement in tinnitus suffering for adults with moderate-to-severe tinnitus, in the absence of hyperacusis, significant hearing loss and/or depression. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite the fact that there haven't been any recent studies which concluded in its optimal treatment, tinnitus retraining therapy has been applied to treating hyperacusis, misophonia, and phonophobia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hyperacusis is often coincident with tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, there also appear to be important differences between the mechanisms involved in tinnitus and hyperacusis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hyperacusis can also be accompanied by tinnitus. (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)
  • pitch
  • In 2005, code 92625 was added to the CPT book to describe tinnitus assessment including pitch, loudness matching, and masking. (audiology.org)
  • The trigger sound is closely matched to the pitch and spectrum of the tinnitus, and as loud or somewhat louder than the perceived loudness of the tinnitus. (wikipedia.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)
  • 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)
  • neural
  • TRT is imputed to work by interfering with the neural activity causing the tinnitus at its source, in order to prevent it from spreading to other nervous systems such as the limbic and autonomic nervous systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 45% of people with tinnitus have an anxiety disorder at some time in their life. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • stimulate
  • The NIDCD currently funds research including non-invasive therapies to expand on the standard of care for those with mild tinnitus, and more invasive interventions to stimulate the brain of those with disabling tinnitus. (nih.gov)
  • awareness
  • The theme for this year's observance is Salute to Silence: Raising Awareness for Veterans and the Millions Affected by Tinnitus . (nih.gov)
  • ATA uses this week to raise awareness about tinnitus and the need for increased tinnitus research. (nih.gov)
  • researchers
  • In 2009, the NIDCD sponsored a workshop that brought together tinnitus researchers to talk about the condition and develop fresh ideas for potential cures. (nih.gov)
  • These professionals includes physicians, researchers and tinnitus advocates. (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)
  • 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)
  • sound
  • 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)
  • Choose a pleasing sound and add it to your tinnitus profile. (apple.com)
  • As the above similarities show, it is easy to confuse tinnitus with the OM sound. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • This is confirmed by Dr O Adams in Colorado, who has personal experience of the OM sound and tinnitus. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • Meanwhile, if you do have tinnitus, hopefully "inner sound" meditation can bring some inner peace. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • Rarely, the sound may be heard by someone else using a stethoscope, in which case it is known as objective tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tinnitus is usually subjective, meaning that there is no sound detectable by other means. (wikipedia.org)
  • The generated noise is designed to be a calming, less intrusive sound than the ringing or hissing of tinnitus. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the sound is withdrawn, tinnitus may be fully (complete silence) or partially suppressed. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • One of these principles includes directive counseling aimed at reclassification of tinnitus to a category of neutral signals,[clarification needed] while the other includes sound therapy which is aimed at weakening tinnitus related neuronal activity. (wikipedia.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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • If the experience is repeated by using 'tinnitus help', the hippocampus works like a trainer for your cerebral cortex. (apple.com)
  • Music therapy designed for certain individuals may help reduce noise feedback in people suffering from tinnitus, or ear ringing, German scientists said on Monday. (redorbit.com)
  • sounds
  • 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)