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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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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

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 the internet is flooded with misinformation and marketing copy on treatments that are demonstrably useless.

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A Comprehensive Summary of the Hypothesized Mechanism Behind Tailor-Made Notched Sound Therapy

Written by AudioNotch Team on March 07, 2013

Categories: Tinnitus

Tailor-Made Notched Sound Therapy is an umbrella term that subsumes two types of Notched Sound Therapy:

  • Notched Music Therapy (also referred to as Tailor-Made Notched Sound Therapy by the researchers who discovered it)
  • Notched White Noise Therapy (also referred to as Windowed Sound Therapy by the researchers who discovered it)

Proposed mechanism of Notched Music Therapy:

From this source:

The observed reductions in tinnitus loudness, annoyance and handicapping as well as the reductions in evoked neural activity appear cumulative, indicating a long-term neuroplastic effect. There is evidence in humans that tinnitus is associated with a relative excitatory-inhibitory … Continue Reading