Mice Cured of Tinnitus – Could Humans Be Next?

mouse in a cage

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

Bells ringing tinnitus

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

alarm clock ringing

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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What Causes a Ringing in the Ear?

Ringing bells sound like tinnitus to some.

Unless you’ve got your head stuck in a belfry, a ringing in the ear can be puzzling. But it’s certainly not unusual – roughly one out of every five El Paso residents experiences tinnitus. For some it is an occasional nuisance, while others find it a constant distraction. Whether your symptoms are mild or severe,
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Common Tinnitus Misconceptions

Hearing a ringing, buzzing or hissing can be quite unsettling, especially when you cannot tell where the sound is coming from this. This is what tinnitus is – hearing a sound when no sound is actually present. This is a common problem; nearly one in five people in El Paso and throughout the country experience
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