Tinnitus: Why So Many People Avoid Treatment

Tinnitus is an incredibly common medical issue characterized by the perception of noise in the ears in the absence of a verifiable external source of said noise. Essentially, tinnitus occurs when someone hears a ringing, clicking, hissing, or other ‘phantom noise’ in one or both ears. While tinnitus is very common, many people never seek… Continue reading Tinnitus: Why So Many People Avoid Treatment

Mindfulness Might Be an Antidote for Your Tinnitus

Mindfulness for Tinnitus Relief

If you’ve ever felt that uncomfortable ringing in your ears, you’re not alone. This burdensome condition, known as tinnitus, is more common than you might think. The CDC estimates that almost 15% of the public – or over 50 million Americans – suffer from some form of tinnitus. Although it’s most commonly known as ‘ringing… Continue reading Mindfulness Might Be an Antidote for Your Tinnitus

Antidepressants And Your Hearing Health

According to recent estimates, approximately one in nine Americans take some sort of antidepressant medication to treat a variety of different medical conditions. The majority of these Americans take a particular kind of antidepressant, known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). When SSRIs were first introduced to the United States in 1987 under the… Continue reading Antidepressants And Your Hearing Health