The AudioNotch Tinnitus Treatment Blog

Remission of Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a condition in which sufferers hear sounds without anything that might be causing the sound. It often manifests as a high pitched whine or ringing in the ears, but some sufferers hear a lower sound like a background growl or rumble. Some even report a sensation like a barely-heard conversation that can’t be made out. Whatever form it takes, it is usually unpleasant to deal with.

Side effects of tinnitus are varied and frustrating. A common effect is to be kept awake by the constant perception of sound. As the house gets quiet when you go to bed, it’s … Continue Reading

Tinnius Clicking Sound

For many people, tinnitus can be a debilitating and frustrating condition. Characterized by numerous sounds in the ears such as swishing, ringing, or throbbing, it can also be diagnosed by a patient stating they often hear a clicking sound in their ears. Heard even when no external sound is present, a tinnius clicking sound can be caused by a variety of factors including infections, ear trauma, aging, and certain diseases such as Meniere’s Syndrome or brain tumors.

Objective Tinnitus
For those who experience a tinnius clicking sound, a diagnosis could reveal it may be what is known as objective tinnitus. Considered extremely … Continue Reading

Sound Retrains the Tinnitus Brain

Tinnitus is a poorly-understood medical condition that presents itself as an unpleasant, distressing, and sometimes outright painful ringing sound without cause. It can cause insomnia, frustration, difficulty hearing conversations, and a host of other conditions.

Causes of Tinnitus

Sometimes tinnitus symptoms are caused by an obvious external factor; a loud explosion or a long period in a loud environment, for example, can leave someone’s ears ringing for several days or even weeks. This kind of tinnitus frequently goes away in its own time.

The other common kind of tinnitus does not. It persists for years, and often accompanies the loss of hearing ability. … Continue Reading

Huey Lewis Hearing Loss

If I had to pick a song title to describe hearing loss associated tinnitus, it would be Huey Lewis’ Stuck With You. The song might not be a fit, but the title definitely is. Huey Lewis might even agree, as he is one of several prominent musicians to suffer from both hearing loss and chronic tinnitus.

A Sad Thought

Huey Lewis has brought a lot of joy to people. Songs like Workin’ for a Livin’, (She’s) Some Kind of Wonderful, and Back to the Future’s Back In Time are justifiably considered classics. So there’s a genuine sense of loss and frustration as … Continue Reading

Testimonial from a user in Japan

Keiichi, an AudioNotch user from Japan, sent us the following message:
Thank you for offering us tinnitus sound therapy.I have been sufffering from severe tinnitus about three years.Fourtunately I came across your site yesterday and I found that my tinnitus came from my damaged hearing.I cannot hear those sound well around 10000hz.That must be the reason why my ears are ringing.My brain will be sending signals to my loss hearing.Thanks to your sound therapy,my bad tinnitus have almost stopped.It is miracle,amazing.I hope I can sleep better than before.

Sounds For Tinnitus

It is believed that millions of people throughout the world have a condition called tinnitus. Someone who has tinnitus experiences a ringing or buzzing in the ears throughout the day as well as the night. There are times when the ringing may be very loud and other times when it’s drowned out by sounds that the person encounters on a daily basis. Fortunately, there are some ways to deal with tinnitus. For example, there are sounds for tinnitus that can lower the noise level of the persistent ringing in the ears. Look at some specific sounds or tinnitus maskersContinue Reading

Tinnitus Composer

Have you ever been to an extremely loud live musical performance? How about a shooting range without ear protection, or to a small dance club with a blaring sound system in dire need of equalization?

If you are familiar with the experiences above, you know about that ringing feeling in your ears that seems to take a long time to dissipate. Imagine having to endure that sensation all your life, with the ringing only pausing when you are dutifully asleep or when other sounds cancel it. Such is the life of people who suffer from tinnitus, a condition that is often … Continue Reading

Tinnitus Habituation For Dummies

Tinnitus is an extremely irritating condition that varies widely in its symptoms. Some people hear loud noises that range from high pitched ringing to lower level humming tones. The most disturbing version of tinnitus is constant and so loud that sufferers sometimes have trouble with their hearing. Other people only notice any noise while trying to fall asleep in the absence of any other environmental sounds.

Doctors pretty much agree that there is no cure for tinnitus, so they prescribe various ways to minimize its effects. Many people find some relief by always having some sort of background noise going. They … Continue Reading

Tinnitus Habituation

Tinnitus is a problem where a person hears constant ringing, buzzing, humming or whistling in their ears that has nothing to do with outside noises. It can be incredibly distressing to those who suffer from it. While the condition isn’t life threatening, it is life altering. Sufferers can end up with depression, stress and constant agitation. Over 50 million people are afflicted with some form of tinnitus.

Becoming Habituated to Tinnitus

When you move into a new home close to a highway, you might be overwhelmed with the traffic sounds. After a few months though, you fail to notice the noise anymore. … Continue Reading

Celebrities with Menieres Disease

Many people may not be aware of what Menieres disease entails, much less just how many celebrities with Menieres disease there are.

Usually beginning somewhere between early adulthood and middle age, this inner ear disease usually includes bouts of vertigo, uncomfortable amounts of ear pressure, ringing in the ears, or tinnitus, and ultimately it can include a total loss of hearing.

While the disease is often unilateral, or affecting one specific ear, it can be bilateral as well, posing a problem for both ears.

There is no real cure, but the disease’s symptoms can be maintained with proper treatment. Some surgeries are available … Continue Reading