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Tinnitus With Normal Hearing Loss

You Might Have Tinnitus Combined With Hearing Loss

Tinnitus with normal hearing loss is a common occurrence, but you might find it difficult to cope with. If you have tinnitus, then you have a condition that leads to hearing ringing or clanging noises inside your ear, but there is really no noise. Tinnitus is a symptom of another problem in your body’s hearing system, but the cause of the problem is frequently difficult to understand and treat.

What Causes Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is often caused by a buildup of earwax or an injury to the internal ear. This condition can occur at any age, … Continue Reading

Ringing In Ears When Quiet

If you have experienced ringing in ears when quiet, then you may have a condition that is known as tinnitus. You may also notice a hissing, whizzing or buzzing noise. You may experience this in one or both ears. It may be a constant problem or one that comes and goes. Approximately 20 percent of the American population suffers from tinnitus.

Causes of Ringing in Ears When Quiet

Doctors have not pinpointed an exact cause of tinnitus. However, they have found that several things contribute to this condition. Hearing loss, high blood pressure and otosclerosis are some of the conditions that contribute … Continue Reading

Tinnitus Masker

What does a Tinnitus Masker do?
A masker of tinnitus is a device or white noise machine that generates sounds in order to mask or cover up the ringing in your years. The audio array released by the device could be white noise, patterned sounds or specially tailored sounds that are customized based on the frequency of your tinnitus. They work by making the ambient noise of your environment louder than the noise that is coming from within your ears. The sounds made by the devices are designed to be comforting and less intrusive than the tinnitus noise.

Types of Sound that … Continue Reading

Evidence for Notched Sound Therapy: Does it Actually Lower Tinnitus Volume?

Here’s a summary of experimental research that has demonstrated a reduction in tinnitus volume with Notched Sound Therapy:

Year: 2009
Region: Italy
Windowed Sound Therapy and Personalized Tinnitus Treatment

43 people were recruited for an experiment to test the efficacy of Tailor-Made Notched White Noise, listening daily for 12 months duration. 4 of 20 patients receiving the treatment had their tinnitus tones eliminated entirely. The average reduction in tinnitus volume in the treatment group was approximately 12 dB, or a 75% volume reduction.

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New Research on Notched Sound Therapy

Notched Sound Therapy is an ongoing area of clinical research. With scientists examining its therapeutic potential in Germany, Italy, China and Korea, the research is occurring worldwide.

We’ve summarized some of these papers below:


Preliminary analysis of the effects of tailor-made notched music therapy on chronic idiopathic tinnitus.

In 2017, a group of Chinese researchers published the results of a randomized controlled trial of 43 patients evaluating the effectiveness of Tailor-Made Notched Sound Therapy. In this experiment, notched music was used. At one month of treatment, there was no significant difference between those who received notched music and … Continue Reading

Video Blog: AudioNotch Device Compatibility

Here’s a video we made about the various types of devices that AudioNotch’s web application works on:

(a web application is an application that is accessed by visiting a web site)

Device Compatibility: AudioNotch from AudioNotch on Vimeo.

Video Blog: What is Notched Sound Therapy?

Here’s a video explainer we made that describes, in greater detail, what Notched Sound Therapy is and how it works.

What is Notched Sound Therapy? from AudioNotch on Vimeo.

Tinnitus Gone After A Year

Tinnitus is an audiological condition commonly described as either a ringing in the ear for no known reason. Some experience it as buzzing, humming, or even as a loud, roaring noise. In very rare cases, tinnitus sufferers may actually hear music. Although annoying, it isn’t painful, and it is often possible that treatment will result in tinnitus gone after a year.

Tinnitus by itself is not a disease but rather a symptom of conditions that range from minor to severe. Causes include such ear was blocking ear canals, fluid in the inner ear, aneurysm, or even Meniere’s disease. The first step … Continue Reading

Tinnitus With No Hearing Loss

Tinnitus is a condition that may cause someone to hear continuous hissing, buzzing or humming noises even in quiet or silent environments. The constant noise may lead to depression, anxiety or irritability, and it could also lead to sleep deprivation if the sounds occur at night. While tinnitus may lead to hearing loss, this is not always the case.

Tinnitus With No Hearing Loss May Be Temporary

In many cases, tinnitus is a result of damage to the inner ear. However, if there is no damage to the inner ear, it is possible that the hissing or buzzing noises one hears will … Continue Reading