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Tinnitus

My journey with IIH began back in 2011 when I went to my local GP complaining of terrible dizzy spells, especially around my time of the month. (as usual) to try to find the patterns and idiosynchs that coincide with tinnitus. While trying to cope day by day, Kelly says she has been shocked at the lack of awareness, support and treatment for sufferers and believes there is a desperate shortage of funding for research. To be honest it’s too early to really say for sure how things are going to go for you, but if you’ve been on three courses of antibiotics and things haven’t improved, I’d think it’s safe to assume that the infection is gone (unless it’s viral), and I think your GP will say the same…


The use of tinnitus sound generators for auditory hallucinations | Cambridge Core

There is a lack of research on effects of occupational noise exposure in traditionally female-dominated workplaces. Tinnitus that occurs every day for more than five minutes is reported by 10–15% of the population, and for 1 to 2% it is a handicap that interferes significantly with their quality of life (severe tinnitus). Neil Bauman. Of these, about 1 in 4 find the tinnitus has a significant or disabling impact on their daily life. Tinnitus may be an accompaniment of sensorineural hearing loss or congenital hearing loss, or it may be observed as a side effect of certain medications. Our center is directed by Thomas Zalewski, Ph.D., CCC-A, who has had extensive training through the University of Maryland and is qualified in Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) and other tinnitus treatment and…


Tinnitus Severity Is Reduced with Reduction of Depressive Mood – a Prospective Population Study in

Tinnitus is a symptom present in approximately 15% of the world population. Statistics are given on the various managements used, e.g. Over 360,000 Canadians report suffering from chronic tinnitus, and almost half of those are severely affected.1 In the US, over 16 million tinnitus sufferers seek treatment every year.2 Tinnitus is the number one disability claim for US veterans3 and has also become the top disability claim for current and former male RCMP members.4 This persistent sound can have a serious impact on quality of life; leading to sleep deprivation, depression, anxiety, and even suicide. At each level, patients must be appropriately referred-usually to otolaryngology, psychology, and/or psychiatry. Budd and Pugh (1996a) created the 40-item Tinnitus Coping Style Questionnaire (TCSQ) to assess adaptive and non-adaptive coping strategies used by individuals…