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All About Tinnitus

Tinnitus is known commonly as “ringing of the ears.” It is a condition in which a person hears a sound without the stimulus from an external source. Tinnitus appears differently depending on the person: a rush of air, a clicking, cracking, pop, whistling, or in some rare cases, music. Tinnitus might be temporary, lasting as little as a minute or …

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tudies Show that COVID19 Can Affect Tinnitus

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, becoming widespread in early 2020, there has been constant unfolding information around how the virus affects our bodies. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to adapt and change, the need to understand and respond to new information is essential in easing the effects on the world’s population. For instance, “long COVID” is described to …

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Signs You May Have Tinnitus

Do you ever find yourself at the end of a long and busy day, seeking quiet, only to be confronted with a persistent ring in your ears? This sound may seem to be coming from no particular place rather than your own head. This can induce the feeling of no escape and add stress, when you were only looking to …

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A Link Between Tinnitus, Anxiety, and Sleep

Tinnitus is the experience of hearing a buzzing or ringing like noise in one or both ears. The sound has also been described as clicking and humming. Tinnitus is the perception of this noise when no external source is present. This means that only you can hear it even upon being examined by a medical professional. Tinnitus can be mild …

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Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

Acupuncture has been a practice of Chinese medicine, dating as far back as 100 B.C. with claims of treating or relieving symptoms of many diseases, including asthma, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, mild headaches, migraine headaches, osteoarthritis, sciatica, stroke, and nausea. If these claims don’t seem promising enough already, providers also claim that acupuncture can also be used to …

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Treating Tinnitus with Meditation  

Approximately 50 million Americans have experienced the phantom sounds of tinnitus according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is estimated that less than 16 million people seek medical help for this condition, the number one disability among veterans returning from conflict. Tinnitus can be a maddening and debilitating condition, commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears,” …

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Does Tinnitus Cause Hearing Loss?

Recall the last time you were in a very loud environment, perhaps a noisy restaurant, a fireworks display, or a live music event. When you returned to the quiet of your home, did you notice a ringing sound that persisted? That high-pitched sound that remains in your ears after exposure to loud sounds tends to go away within a few …