Tinnitus and COVID-19 coronavirus

Does coronavirus treatment cause tinnitus?

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As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, various treatments have been researched by various countries and agencies to fight coronavirus. These include the anti-malaria drug chloroquine, anti-inflammatories and of course, the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine continues. There is a lot of conflicting information abound, including the contradicting advice about Ibuprofen and coronavirus – while the French ….  Read More

So SSRIs make tinnitus worse?

Am I taking an SSRI?

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Since our article last week reporting that SSRI (Selective Seratonin Re-uptake Inhibitors) medication has been implicated in making tinnitus symptoms worse, a few people have asked us if the anti-depressant they are taking is an SSRI. So, we decided to compile a list of SSRI drugs, because some common SSRIs can go by several different ….  Read More

Antidepressants and tinnitus

Anti-depressants could make tinnitus WORSE

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A recent study shows that SSRIs increased cortical activity associated with tinnitus in mice. Many long term sufferers of tinnitus can develop symptoms of depression. As such, doctors often prescribe antidepressants, but some of these have been shown to exacerbate tinnitus – in particular, a type of antidepressant known as a Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitor ….  Read More

Why does my tinnitus INCREASE after treatment?

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When using spectral notched audio therapy to treat tinnitus, a common side-effect that some users report is a brief INCREASE in their tinnitus. While this is obviously undesirable, it is actually a normal (and temporary) auditory hallucination – called the Zwicker tone. As such, you should persist with treatment, because the Zwicker tone is only ….  Read More

Treatment for 9kHz tonal tinnitus

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The most common form of tinnitus is a ringing in the ears at a frequency of around 7 to 9kHz. Everyone is different, but here’s an example of specially crafted audio for treating a 9kHz tinnitus tone, where pink noise has been filtered to exclude frequencies around the 9kHz range. PLEASE NOTE: Use this ONLY ….  Read More

treat and even cure your tinnitus

How to cure tinnitus

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Tinnitus is a debilitating condition affecting millions worldwide. It is an ‘audio hallucination disorder’, where the auditory cortex of the brain creates a persistent ringing or rushing sound in the ear. Although everyone’s specific tinnitus symptoms will vary and we cannot guarantee a cure, there are various ways to treat tinnitus, including our own ‘notch ….  Read More

How does the treatment work?

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The science behind our Tinnitus Therapy app is that noise or music, EQ modified with a spectral dip (or ‘notch’), reduces cortical activity around the Center Frequency of the notch. When we set the notch around your ‘tinnitus frequency’ (best for tonal tinnitus), this can reduce your tinnitus symptoms with just a few uses – ….  Read More

What is Tinnitus?

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Tinnitus is the hearing of sound when no external sound is present, most often described as a ‘ringing’ sound. It can have various causes and people have tried many different treatments in the past, with limited success. We offer a new type of treatment which, unlike some ‘sound therapy’ applications, creates a tailored therapy for ….  Read More