3 Ways To Lower Your Risk of Tinnitus

Preventing Tinnitus

With over 20% of Americans reporting some form of tinnitus, this bothersome buzzing is quite a common problem. Unfortunately, tinnitus is often ignored and overlooked by many people suffering from the condition. It is estimated to affect up to 50 million people, leading to trouble sleeping, worsening quality of life, and even mental distress. To… Continue reading 3 Ways To Lower Your Risk of Tinnitus

New Drug May Relieve Symptoms of Tinnitus For People With Meniere’s Disease

Drug for Tinnitus & Meniere's

Tinnitus is a primary symptom of Meniere’s disease, which is a disorder of the inner ear. The characteristics of tinnitus include ringing, humming, and buzzing sounds in the ear. Meniere’s disease is a long-term, progressive ear problem that affects your balance and hearing ability. The common symptoms of Meniere’s disease include vertigo, fluctuating tinnitus, increasing… Continue reading New Drug May Relieve Symptoms of Tinnitus For People With Meniere’s Disease

Tinnitus Linked to Suicide in UK Survey

Tinnitus and suicide risk

Imagine a sound from which you could never escape. A constant ringing or buzzing in your ear that followed you from the moment you woke, through the day, and as long as it could into the night. A sound that only you could hear. Or maybe ordinary sounds that are too loud for you but… Continue reading Tinnitus Linked to Suicide in UK Survey

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