A Star Is Born Shows How Serious Tinnitus Can Be

Warning: The story below contains spoilers for A Star Is Born.   In the new movie A Star Is Born, Jackson Maine (played by Bradley Cooper) is a famous musician who performs very loud, rock-n-roll concerts to sold-out arenas every night. As a result of all this noise, and the fact that he was born with hearing loss, Maine […]

New Research Shows tVNS deactivates Tinnitus related brain regions

From the ear to the brain Tinnitus is a condition where one hears or perceives a sound without any external sound stimulus, it is commonly experienced as a high pitched ringing or buzzing. As tinnitus is experienced as a phantom sound it was initially thought to arise from the ear, however, recent research has shown […]

10 things you should know about tinnitus

Does it ever sound as though alarm bells are going off in your ears? You could be suffering from tinnitus, the perception of ringing in the ears. (Though, this hearing symptom could also manifest itself with other sounds, like clicking, hissing, roaring, or even musical notes). Tinnitus is actually a very common hearing problem, affecting […]

5 FAQs About Tinnitus

Tinnitus is an issue faced by more and more people, but there are still misunderstandings about it and many are uncertain as to what it is. It is not a disease or illness of its own, but rather a symptom of an underlying condition. It’s when you experience the perception of noise without a source and […]

9 Things That Make Tinnitus Worse

Is the ringing in your ears getting worse? Stop doing these 9 things that aggravate tinnitus and you may see an improvement. If you have tinnitus, no one has to tell you how miserable it can be. Verging on painful, it makes it hard to hear, concentrate, relax, and enjoy life. Yet much as you’d like […]

4 Hearing Aids That Can Help Reduce Your Tinnitus

Tinnitus, or noises in the ears, is most commonly accompanied by some degree of hearing loss. Even if you are not experiencing significant communication difficulties, you may have a hearing loss that you are unaware of. Even a mild hearing loss can lead to tinnitus in the ear. While the specific mechanism causing tinnitus is unclear, tinnitus researchers […]

Don’t suffer in silence if you have tinnitus, says TV presenter and sufferer Susanna Reid

SUSANNA REID and I have so much in common. We’re both journalists, we both suffer from tinnitus and we’ve both been runner-up on Strictly. Actually, I can’t back that last one up. Recently, she tweeted: “My tinnitus is so loud right now. The noise you used to hear when TV programming finished at the end […]

Tinnitus Treatment & Diagnosis

Diagnosis Your doctor will examine your ears, head and neck to look for possible causes of tinnitus. Tests include: Hearing (audiological) exam. As part of the test, you’ll sit in a soundproof room wearing earphones through which will be played specific sounds into one ear at a time. You’ll indicate when you can hear the sound, […]


Tinnitus is Latin for “to tinkle or to ring like a bell.” It can come as a ringing, a hiss, a crackle, a buzz or even a whistle… but in whatever form you hear it, it’s actually a sign of hearing loss. Tinnitus can be a temporary or permanent condition, depending upon the cause. Whether […]

5 Tinnitus Relief Exercises

Tinnitus can be exasperating – that irritating noise just won’t go away! Many people find relaxation exercises are helpful. Here are a few you can try at home.Tinnitus can be exasperating – that irritating noise just won’t go away! Many people find relaxation exercises are helpful.  Here are a few you can try at home. The […]

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