The inner ear is a sensitive little thing, susceptible internally to infections, inflammation, and viruses. In addition to these, it’s also at risk of external sources such as explosions, dangerously loud music, and blasts of noise like emergency sirens. Even with proper protection, issues can crop up such as tinnitus or Meniere’s Disease, which is… Continue reading Is There Relief on the Horizon for Sufferers of Tinnitus and Meniere’s Disease?
We?ve all heard stories about the aging process bringing on new aches and pains. We?ve also heard about events that have had a profound effect on someone?s hearing such as an explosion or an auto accident that leaves them with hearing loss. What we don?t often learn about until it happens to us or someone… Continue reading Tinnitus and it?s Sidekick, Mental Distress
There is now new hope for many of those living with Meniere’s disease and the tinnitus that is so often a part of it. A new drug currently in trials shows promise for relieving the symptoms of the disease. Could you be one of the thousands to benefit in the near future? What is Meniere’s… Continue reading This New Drug Could Be the Answer to Your Tinnitus
Tinnitus is a primary symptom of Meniere’s disease, which is a disorder of the inner ear. The characteristics of tinnitus include ringing, humming, and buzzing sounds in the ear. Meniere’s disease is a long-term, progressive ear problem that affects your balance and hearing ability. The common symptoms of Meniere’s disease include vertigo, fluctuating tinnitus, increasing… Continue reading New Drug May Relieve Symptoms of Tinnitus For People With Meniere’s Disease
If your parents ever told you to turn down the volume on the TV or radio to avoid “hurting” your ears, they were right. Exposure to loud noises – whether over time or due to a single, very loud noise – can indeed lead to hearing loss. In fact, according to surveys, it is estimated… Continue reading Groundbreaking New Study Could Bring New Hope to Tinnitus Patients
What is the key to treating the bothersome buzzing that affects over 500 million people worldwide? Though Tinnitus can be irreversible in many cases, a pioneering study published in PLOS Biology is exploring new ways that inflammation of the brain mediates tinnitus in mice with noise-induced hearing loss, and how reducing that inflammation may help… Continue reading Reducing Brain Inflammation in Mice May Just Treat Your Tinnitus
Imagine a sound from which you could never escape. A constant ringing or buzzing in your ear that followed you from the moment you woke, through the day, and as long as it could into the night. A sound that only you could hear. Or maybe ordinary sounds that are too loud for you but… Continue reading Tinnitus Linked to Suicide in UK Survey
If you or someone you love has experienced the sensation of ringing in the ears, then you are probably all too familiar with tinnitus. This condition or symptom is estimated to affect around 15% of the America population. It is one of the most common health conditions in the U.S. What can be most frustrating… Continue reading 6 Ways to Manage Tinnitus
Cerumen, more commonly known as earwax, is a bodily emanation produced by the glands present in our outer ear. Like most other secretions, this is also something that we prefer to deal with in private. And, the mere need for its existence is questioned by many. Well, this ugly-looking and an often-flaky thing that you’d… Continue reading Ear Wax: Friend or Foe?
While hearing aids are excellent for helping people hear sounds that are beyond their reach, many don’t realize that they can also help people un-hear sounds that they cannot stop. Sounds that don’t actually exist at all. This phenomenon is commonly referred to as Tinnitus, a medical condition where those afflicted hear persistent sounds that… Continue reading Tinnitus: When the Sounds Just Won't Stop