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Frequent use of over-the-counter analgesics associated with risk of tinnitus

Over-the-counter (OTC) analgesics, such as aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), and acetaminophen, are some of the most commonly used medications, widely available without a prescription, and perceived to be safe. But frequent use—including inadvertently exceeding a recommended dose when taking cold and sinus medications that contain these analgesics—can potentially cause harm. Very high doses of aspirin can lead to reversible tinnitus, but a new longitudinal study, led by ...

Source: Medical Express
Published: Wed, 09 Feb 2022 11:00 UTC

Tinnitus: Is your diet the culprit?

Is your diet to blame for the ringing in your ears? Some people report that certain foods worsen tinnitus, but the research is less clear.

Source: Healthy Hearing
Published: Wed, 09 Feb 2022 07:00 UTC

Survey: One-quarter of Australian workers suffer from tinnitus

As many as half a million Australians are suffering from constant tinnitus, with farmers, automotive workers, transport drivers, construction workers and other trades people at the greatest risk, a national survey as part of Curtin-led research has found.

Source: News-Medical.Net
Published: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 17:36 UTC

One in four Australian workers suffer 'ringing ears', survey shows

As many as half a million Australians are suffering from constant tinnitus, with farmers, automotive workers, transport drivers, construction workers and other trades people at the greatest risk, a national survey as part of Curtin-led research has found.

Source: Medical Express
Published: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 03:48 UTC

One in four Australian workers suffer ‘ringing ears’, survey shows

As many as half a million Australians are suffering from constant tinnitus, with farmers, automotive workers, transport drivers, construction workers and other trades people at the greatest risk, a national survey has found.

Source: ScienceDaily
Published: Sun, 06 Feb 2022 15:44 UTC

Tinnitus habituation: How to tune out the ringing in your ears

Thanks to a mental process called habituation, you can get to a place where your tinnitus stops bothering you entirely, where your brain just stops paying attention to it and it fades from your awareness.

Source: Healthy Hearing
Published: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 07:00 UTC

Constant tinnitus is linked to altered brain activity

There has to date been no reliable objective method of diagnosing tinnitus. Researchers now show that brainstem audiometry can be used to measure changes in the brain in people with constant tinnitus.

Source: ScienceDaily
Published: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 12:25 UTC

Tinnitus-like “hallucinations” elicited by sensory deprivation in an entropy maximization recurrent neural network

by Aviv Dotan, Oren Shriki
Sensory deprivation has long been known to cause hallucinations or “phantom” sensations, the most common of which is tinnitus induced by hearing loss, affecting 10–20% of the population. An observable hearing loss, causing auditory sensory deprivation over a band of frequencies, is present in over 90% of people with tinnitus. Existing plasticity-based computational models for tinnitus are usually driven by homeostatic mechanisms, modeled to fit phenomenological findings. ...

Source: PLOSOne
Published: Wed, 08 Dec 2021 15:00 UTC

New evidence that SARS-CoV-2 virus can infect the inner ear

Many Covid-19 patients have reported symptoms affecting the ears, including hearing loss and tinnitus. Dizziness and balance problems can also occur, suggesting that the SARS-CoV-2 virus may be able to infect the inner ear.

Source: News-Medical.Net
Published: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 04:52 UTC

Podcast 16: Considering the Psychophysiological Elements of Tinnitus

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Christopher Spankovich, PhD, MPH
TOPIC: Dr. Christopher Spankovich discusses how tinnitus interventions should address both the psychological and physiological impact of tinnitus on patients. He explores how nutrition, emotional health, and physical health all play a role in mitigating the negative impact of tinnitus. He also discusses the importance of helping patients understand the power of sound to elicit positive or negative emotions, aside from the tinnitus sound, in ...

Source: American Tinnitus Association
Published: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 23:45 UTC



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