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Test Tone Generator

Written by AudioNotch Team on February 16, 2018


Please note: the following information does not constitute professional medical advice, and is provided for general informational purposes only. Please speak to your doctor if you have tinnitus.

Individuals who have tinnitus may experience a ringing or high-pitched sound on a constant basis. This may be true even in a quiet room or anywhere else where there is no actual source of noise. Tinnitus may make it difficult to sleep, interact with others or live a normal life in general. However, there are treatment options such as a test tone generator that may help reduce symptoms of the condition.

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AudioNotch Web App Step 3 Walkthrough: Listening to Notched Sound Therapy

Written by AudioNotch Team on December 17, 2017

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Below is a video walkthrough for how to listen to Notched Sound Therapy:

Step 3 Walkthrough from AudioNotch on Vimeo.

AudioNotch Step 2 Web App Walkthrough: Creating Notched Sound Therapy

Written by AudioNotch Team on December 17, 2017

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Below is a video walkthrough for Step 2 of the AudioNotch web application: a guide for how to create Notched Sound Therapy that’s customized for your tinnitus frequency:

Step 2 Walkthrough from AudioNotch on Vimeo.

AudioNotch Web App Step 1 Walkthrough: Detecting Your Tinnitus Frequency

Written by AudioNotch Team on December 17, 2017

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Below is a video walkthrough of Step 1 of AudioNotch’s web application, where you will match your tinnitus frequency to a computer generated tinnitus frequency:

Step 1 Walkthrough from AudioNotch on Vimeo.

AudioNotch Mobile App Walkthrough

Written by AudioNotch Team on December 17, 2017

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Below is a video walkthrough of our mobile app:

AudioNotch Mobile App Walkthrough from AudioNotch on Vimeo.

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

Written by AudioNotch Team on June 09, 2017


Please note: the following information does not constitute professional medical advice, and is provided for general informational purposes only. Please speak to your doctor if you have tinnitus.

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 … Continue Reading

New Research on Notched Sound Therapy

Written by AudioNotch Team on June 06, 2017


Please note: the following information does not constitute professional medical advice, and is provided for general informational purposes only. Please speak to your doctor if you have tinnitus.

 

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 … Continue Reading

Notched Sound Therapy – How Strong is the Evidence, Really?

Written by AudioNotch Team on April 06, 2015

Categories: Tinnitus Research

Please note: the following information does not constitute professional medical advice, and is provided for general informational purposes only. Please speak to your doctor if you have tinnitus.

For the average person with tinnitus, making sense of the scientific literature on treatments is a difficult task. Without having a background in statistics or the critical appraisal of scientific papers, it’s easy to be persuaded by the efficacy of a multitude of treatments. Navigating this space is made even more difficult by the fact that theĀ internet is flooded with misinformation and marketing copy on treatments that are demonstrably useless.

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Notched Out

Written by AudioNotch Team on August 09, 2014


Tailor Made Notched Sound Therapy is created by “Notching Out” sound energy at and around a user’s tinnitus frequency. Here’s an infographic below which explains how it works:

An overview of how to "Notch Out" audio from unprocessed audio

An overview of how to “Notch Out” audio from unprocessed audio

 

We understsand, however, that users want an unbiased view of how this therapy actually works and what the efficacy is.

Check out this Tinnitus Talk forum thread where Notched Sound Therapy is discussed. We’ve posted on the thread but it’s … Continue Reading

Sound Therapy Music

Written by AudioNotch Team on April 03, 2014

Categories: Treatment Review

Is there such a thing as Sound Therapy Music for tinnitus? The term can be used interchangeably with “Notched Music,” “Notched Music Therapy,” and other terms. Originally discovered by Christo Pantev’s German lab, other experiments have shown efficacy with Notching other sounds as well, such as white noise.

To read about the science behind Sound Therapy Music, click here.

To summarize: Sound Therapy Music takes a regular song, and then “notches out” the sound energy at and around the patient’s tinnitus frequency. Then, patients listen to the music and healthy and unhealthy auditory cells are differentially stimulated. The healthy … Continue Reading