Tinnitus And Its Impact On Emotional Processing

If you experience the ringing, buzzing, and hissing sounds of tinnitus, you understand how debilitating the disorder is. This common problem which affects roughly one out of five people is not a condition itself, but a symptom of a more significant state such as an ear injury, a circulatory system disorder, or an age-related hearing… Continue reading Tinnitus And Its Impact On Emotional Processing

Tinnitus And Emotional Processing: New Study Offers Hope

Are you ready for a shocking statistic? It is believed that tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, affects over 45 million Americans, and is considered one of the most common health conditions in the United States. This symptom, not a disease in itself, can be more than just a nuisance or minor frustration. Talk to… Continue reading Tinnitus And Emotional Processing: New Study Offers Hope

Musicians Need Earplugs Too!

The chances are that if you attend a rock concert, an orchestra recital, or go to a jazz club, you will see musicians wearing earplugs. The reason is simple and probably obvious. Musicians wear earplugs to protect their hearing from irreversible hearing damage. The ability to hear well is vital to a musician, making earplugs… Continue reading Musicians Need Earplugs Too!

Treating Tinnitus With Meditation

Tinnitus is the perception of sound when there is no noise present. The condition, described as a ringing in the ears sensation, may also present as a buzzing, hissing, or whistling sound. According to the American Tinnitus Association, tinnitus is an audiological and neurological condition experienced by almost 50 million Americans. Meditation may be able… Continue reading Treating Tinnitus With Meditation

Mindful Meditation And Tinnitus

We’ve all experienced settling in for a restful night’s sleep in a quiet room. We snuggle down under the covers and relax our minds, waiting for beautiful slumber to set in. Then, we hear the sink drip. Or we hear a tree branch tap a window. After a few minutes, we can’t do anything but… Continue reading Mindful Meditation And Tinnitus

Tips for Overcoming Tinnitus

What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, hissing, swishing, clicking, or other type of noise that seems to originate in the ear or head. Most of us will experience tinnitus or sounds in the ears at some time or another. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), tinnitus is… Continue reading Tips for Overcoming Tinnitus

Ear Wax: Friend or Foe?

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?

Tinnitus: When the Sounds Just Won't Stop

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