Can Vibration Help with Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is the presence of persistent ringing or buzzing in one’s ears that isn’t there. This condition is more common than one might think, affecting an estimated 10% of the American population, or roughly 24 million people. Despite extensive research, there is currently no cure for tinnitus.   Those dealing with tinnitus have a variety
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Can Loud Toys Damage Hearing?

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The potential risk that children’s toys can pose to their hearing health is often overlooked. Many of these toys produce loud noises that, over time, could be harmful to their long-term hearing health. Harmful Effects Exposure to loud noises over an extended period can lead to hearing loss. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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How Can You Manage Tinnitus at Work?

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Tinnitus is ringing or buzzing in one or both ears when no actual sound is present. The National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) estimates it impacts approximately 10% of the U.S. population. If you experience tinnitus and find it burdensome, like millions of other Americans, you may be wondering how to manage
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How Are Migraines and Tinnitus Connected?

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Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, roaring or clicking noise in the ears that cannot be perceived from the outside. A common condition, tinnitus, is estimated to affect between 15% and 20% of people. A migraine is a headache that can cause a severe throbbing pain or pulsing sensation in the head, usually on one side.
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How to Get Rid of Tinnitus

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Tinnitus occurs when you hear a ringing, buzzing, clicking or roaring noise that is not present in the environment. This perceived sound is a symptom of an underlying condition rather than a disease itself. While there is no cure for tinnitus, that does not mean you’re out of luck. There are a number of treatment
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Can Technology Help Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is one of the most common health conditions in the country, affecting more than 50 million Americans. A symptom of an underlying disorder rather than a disease itself, tinnitus can range from a mild annoyance to a debilitating condition. Experts around the world are working to develop coping mechanisms to help those with tinnitus
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Mice Cured of Tinnitus – Could Humans Be Next?

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Tinnitus is one of the most common chronic health complaints in El Paso. It’s not just confined to Texas; some 50 million Americans experience a ringing in the ears. There is currently no cure, but new research into mice has scientists excited about a possible breakthrough that could help people with tinnitus enjoy peace and
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Coping with Both Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

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Hearing loss and tinnitus are both widespread in El Paso, affecting about 20 percent of the population. On their own, each presents unique obstacles to a person’s quality of life; when you suffer from both, the challenges are even greater. Coping strategies can help you manage your symptoms to make them less bothersome. Daily Challenges
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Tinnitus Life Hacks

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Tinnitus is common in El Paso; about one in five Texans suffers from a persistent ringing in the ears. What begins as a nuisance often develops into a full-fledged distraction that affects many aspects of their daily lives. There is no cure for tinnitus, but we do have some tips and tricks to make living
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Sound Matching Tool Offers Tinnitus Sufferers Hope

Woman experiencing tinnitus

October is National Audiology Awareness Month, an opportunity to learn more about audiology and the importance of hearing protection. Audiologists in El Paso treat more than just hearing loss; they also help patients manage tinnitus – a persistent ringing (or similar sound) in the ears. There is no cure for tinnitus, but a recent breakthrough
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