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Tinnitus Treatment Options

In Tinnitus by Laurie Duffy, M.S.

Do you have a ringing, whistling, or buzzing sound in your ears? Tinnitus can impact every area of your life. If you live with chronic, persistent tinnitus, you may have a hard time focusing on tasks, enjoying time with your loved ones, and getting a good night’s sleep. There is no cure for tinnitus, but there are a number of treatment options to consider. Lifestyle Changes Tinnitus treatment focuses on reducing the severity of tinnitus, …

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Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus

In Tinnitus by Laurie Duffy, M.S.

Tinnitus, that pesky ringing or buzzing in your ears, isn’t going anywhere. You hear it on your commute to work, when you’re having a quiet conversation, or when you’re trying to sleep at night. Tinnitus can’t be cured, but there are several ways you can manage tinnitus. We’ve seen how meditation can help alleviate tinnitus. What is Tinnitus? If you have a ringing or buzzing in your ears, you’re all too familiar with tinnitus. It’s …

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Does Tinnitus Cause Hearing Loss?

In hearing loss, Tinnitus by Laurie Duffy, M.S.

Tinnitus involves hearing noise in one or both ears that is not caused by an external sound. Tinnitus is common, but it is not a condition on its own. Rather, it is a symptom of another underlying condition. The noise of tinnitus often sounds like a ringing in the ears, but it can also be buzzing, clicking, roaring or hissing. Although severe tinnitus can interfere with your hearing, the condition does not cause hearing loss. …

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Certain Chemotherapy Treatments May Cause Hearing Loss, Tinnitus

In hearing loss, Tinnitus by Laurie Duffy, M.S.

As if chemotherapy treatments weren’t enough, cancer survivors often experience a variety of common side effects caused by treatments and therapies, such as nausea and hair loss. But more uncommonly known is the fact that your chemotherapy can cause hearing loss. The treatments that save your life may also be causing damage to in your inner ear structures that lead to hearing problems. The Link Between Chemotherapy and Hearing Loss Ototoxicity is the property of …

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Healthy Habits for Tinnitus Relief

In Tinnitus by Laurie Duffy, M.S.

You know it’s not there, but it feels so real, hollers in your ear constantly, gives you anxiety and keeps you up at night. No, we’re not talking about the monsters living under your childhood bed, we’re talking about tinnitus. For those of us who suffer from tinnitus, we understand how overwhelming, annoying and frustrating the ringing, buzzing, humming or clicking in our ears can sound. It makes matters even worse that we fully know …

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Tips for Managing Tinnitus

In hearing health, Tinnitus, Tips & Tricks by Laurie Duffy, M.S.

The experience of tinnitus – a ringing in the ears- affects 50 million Americans each year, but that doesn’t make it any less intrusive or distracting! Tinnitus happens when you can hear a sound or tone that isn’t present – a non-auditory sound. It is usually caused by damage to the inner ear, from noise exposure, infection, medication or an impact to the head or neck. Most often, tinnitus manifests itself as a high-pitch ringing …