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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

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

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