Can Tinnitus Lead to Balance Disorder?

Tinnitus is experiencing ringing, buzzing, hissing, clocking or swishing sound in the ear or head. Although the exact mechanism of tinnitus is unknown, hearing noises in the ears is thought to be attributed to inner ear problems. One of the oft-related cause of tinnitus is Meniere’s disease. With Meniere’s Disease, severe dizziness sometimes accompanies tinnitus, […]

Baby Driver Movie Highlights Tinnitus as Superpower

If you are one of the millions of people with tinnitus, you likely don’t think of your tinnitus as a “super power”. But the “hum in the drum” that main character Baby experiences in the crime-thriller movie Baby Driver acts as his own unique super power, a very different way of thinking about tinnitus. Baby […]

ReSound Smart Hearing Aids Give You More Control Over Your Tinnitus

ReSound pioneered the industry with the release of the Made for iPhone hearing aid, but that’s not the only thing they’re taking the lead on. ReSound has also integrated its tinnitus therapy sound generator (TS) into the new ReSound Smart app, giving users with tinnitus more control over their management process. Approximately 80% of people […]

Is There Help for Hyperacusis?

Hyperacusis is a condition in which someone experiences an abnormal intolerance, pain and/or negative emotional reaction to sounds with specific characteristics, such as a particular volume or pitch. “Hyper” simply implies excessive, and “acusis” represents sound. These sounds can result in annoyance, fear or even physical discomfort and pain, even at low volume levels that […]

4 Hearing Aids That Can Help Reduce Your Tinnitus

Tinnitus, or noises in the ears, is most commonly accompanied by some degree of hearing loss. Even if you are not experiencing significant communication difficulties, you may have a hearing loss that you are unaware of. Even a mild hearing loss can lead to tinnitus in the ear. While the specific mechanism causing tinnitus is […]