September 26, 2022
objective way to measure tinnitus

An Objective Way to Measure Tinnitus: A Study

Tinnitus, or the sensation of ringing in the ear, affects 1 in 8 people around the world, according to the British Tinnitus Association (BTA). However, it can vary from person […]
August 19, 2022
hearing loss and tinnitus after chemo

Study: Hearing loss and tinnitus are common after chemo

In July 2022, the University of California, San Francisco released a groundbreaking study published in the BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care that found hearing loss and tinnitus are common after […]
June 6, 2022
living with hearing loss

‘Hear & Beyond,’ a book about living with hearing loss

There are several great resources for hearing loss out there. In my view, none is as comprehensive or as entertaining as Hear & Beyond, a book about living with hearing […]
April 4, 2022
painkillers and tinnitus

Over-the-counter painkillers linked to risk of tinnitus

A study has recently been published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, investigating the link between over-the-counter painkillers and higher risks of tinnitus.
March 18, 2022
tinnitus silenced

How my cochlear implant helped silence my tinnitus

For some, tinnitus is a transient intrusion. For others, it is a fixed and constant state. In my case, it was the latter – until it was silenced by my […]
February 11, 2022
living with tinnitus

Living with tinnitus: A personal account

Living with tinnitus is different for everyone. The sounds experienced can vary from loud roaring to soft humming and even musical noise. It can be present in one or both […]
February 7, 2022
coping with tinnitus

My experience coping with tinnitus (ringing in the ears)

Coping with tinnitus can bring many challenges. For example, my relationship with sound and music suddenly changed when I started experiencing tinnitus all the time.
July 12, 2021

Watch: Understanding Tinnitus with Dr. Ben, Aud.

Dr. Ben is an audiologist who is using YouTube and tele-health to educate and support people with a very important hearing issue: tinnitus.
January 4, 2021
musical ear syndrome

What is Musical Ear Syndrome?

Imagine having a song stuck in your head, but worse. That will give you a sense of what Musical Ear Syndrome is like. 
November 20, 2020
film about a deaf drummer

Sound of Metal: New film about a deaf drummer

Sound of Metal, a new film about a deaf drummer, is scheduled to premier today in select theaters. The new film from director Darius Marder, has received a lot of […]
September 9, 2020
COVID-19 and tinnitus

The connection between COVID-19 and Tinnitus

Throughout the pandemic, we have learned to recognize the signs of COVID-19. Cough, fever, and fatigue are some of the most common symptoms to watch out for. But one recent […]
September 2, 2020
Trond wears hearing aids to help with his tinnitus

How my Hearing Aids Have Helped my Tinnitus

It was in 2009 that he first heard it. A strong, persistent howl in his ears, but he had no idea where it came from. Could there be anything wrong […]
March 5, 2020
wearing my hearing aids

How my life changed when I wore my hearing aids

C.M. King is a natural introvert with tinnitus and hearing loss who became an architect. Wearing hearing aids changed her life.
June 5, 2019
tinnitus

Tinnitus

Do you think you hear sound when none is present? Does it sound like there’s a constant buzzing, hissing, whistling, swooshing or clicking noise in your ears? If so, you […]
May 13, 2019
doctor's view on cochlear implant

What a doctor, who also has a cochlear implant, can teach us

Dr. Dornhoffer is both an ontologist and cochlear implant patient. His medical training and experience as a cochlear implant patient has the potential to increase understanding of the brain and revitalize the cochlear implant process. 
March 12, 2019
5 things that make tinnitus worse

5 things that can make tinnitus worse

Tinnitus is often described as whistling, buzzing or ringing in the ears. Here are some tips relating to five things that can make tinnitus worse.
February 6, 2018
Effects of Tinnitus

Tinnitus: It’s in your head

Research highlights possible cause for tiredness and concentration issues related to chronic tinnitus.
February 5, 2018
tinnitus week

Tinnitus Week: Sharing information, resources and relief

For the first time ever, the biggest tinnitus organizations have come together to promote awareness of tinnitus, for Tinnitus Week 2018.
September 21, 2017

After tragedy, musician Sam Baker ‘became an artist’ with hearing loss

In 1986 Sam Baker was traveling he faced an unexpected attack. Regardless, he found success as a musician with hearing loss.
April 5, 2017

Is tinnitus hereditary?

A new study shows that certain forms of tinnitus – a persistent ringing or buzzing sound in the ears – may be hereditary. Men, in particular, may be more prone […]