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Cause of resilience to tinnitus identified.

Researchers have identified in an animal model the molecular mechanisms behind resilience to noise-induced tinnitus. Click Here to Read More

Lyme Disease and Hearing Loss

Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacterium (a germ) that is commonly transmitted by a bite from an infected deer tick. Although April through October is considered to be prime tick season; Lyme disease can be transmitted by a tick at any time of year. Symptoms Diagnosis of Lyme disease can be difficult […]

Can Stress Cause Hearing Loss?

Does stress cause hearing loss?  Or does hearing loss cause stress?  It’s quite possible that the answer to both questions is, yes. CAN STRESS CAUSE HEARING LOSS? A study published in The International Journal of Tinnitus examined forty patients hospitalized with sudden hearing loss and tinnitus and compared them to a control group of inpatients of […]

Meniere’s disease: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, approximately 615,000 people in the United States have Ménière’s. Click Here to Read More

Eric Clapton suffers from hearing loss.

Rock legend Eric Clapton is losing his hearing, but it won’t stop him from taking the stage. Click Here to Read More

Is tinnitus an evolutionary phenomenon?

Nearly 15 percent of the general public—over 45 million Americans—experience some form of tinnitus. Click Here to Read More

Tinnitus causes changes in the brain.

Networks in the brain change when a person suffers from tinnitus. Click Here to Read More

A Brief Tutorial on Tinnitus

Tinnitus (pronounced “tin-it-tus”) is an abnormal noise in the ear.  It is extremely common – nearly 36 million Americans have tinnitus.  More than half of the normal population has intermittent tinnitus.  About 6% of the general population has what they consider to be “severe” tinnitus.   Tinnitus may be in both ears or just in […]

Insomnia and Tinnitus: A Worrisome Cycle

Tinnitus is a complex problem that may involve both psychological and neurophysiological mechanisms. Click Here to Read More

Why Do We Lose Our Hearing as We Get Older?

Presbycusis is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most individuals as they grow older. Hearing loss is a common disorder associated with aging. About 30-35 percent of adults between the ages of 65 and 75 years have a hearing loss. It is estimated that 40-50 percent of people 75 and older have a […]