Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a disorder in which a person hears noises such as buzzing, ringing, clicking, or the sound of a pulse, when no outside sound is causing them. Tinnitus may have many different causes, and may be a symptom of another disease or condition. It may be caused by certain tumors and anticancer drugs.
What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus refers to a condition where the patient “hears noises” in their ears even when there is no outside source of the sounds. These sounds may be soft or loud.

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Review highlights symptoms, effects and probable causes of tinnitus

Review highlights symptoms, effects and probable causes of tinnitus

Interhemispheric connectivity important for integration of speech sound information, study shows

Interhemispheric connectivity important for integration of speech sound information, study shows

Study offers a new way to treat children with bow hunter syndrome

Study offers a new way to treat children with bow hunter syndrome

Study: Human hearing process is directly linked to synchronization by gamma waves

Study: Human hearing process is directly linked to synchronization by gamma waves

Researchers analyze varying structure of ear canals to improve comfort, efficiency of earplugs

Researchers analyze varying structure of ear canals to improve comfort, efficiency of earplugs

Study: Combining sound and electrical stimulation of tongue can reduce tinnitus

Study: Combining sound and electrical stimulation of tongue can reduce tinnitus

COVID-19 can cause sudden permanent hearing loss in rare cases

COVID-19 can cause sudden permanent hearing loss in rare cases

Study shows evidence-based patient education is important in tinnitus

Study shows evidence-based patient education is important in tinnitus

IU researcher receives NCI grant to study side effects of cancer treatment

IU researcher receives NCI grant to study side effects of cancer treatment

Long-term brain monitoring technologies can benefit epilepsy patients

Long-term brain monitoring technologies can benefit epilepsy patients

Study identifies common characteristics of pediatric vestibular schwannomas

Study identifies common characteristics of pediatric vestibular schwannomas

NEOMED researcher receives federal grant to produce first human tinnitus treatment

NEOMED researcher receives federal grant to produce first human tinnitus treatment

Synchrotron X-ray imaging reveals more about Ménière's disease

Synchrotron X-ray imaging reveals more about Ménière's disease

Novel technology reveals ear's inner secrets

Novel technology reveals ear's inner secrets

Study could lead to next-generation clinical testing for hidden hearing loss

Study could lead to next-generation clinical testing for hidden hearing loss

Evaluating safety and efficacy of migraine preventive treatment for children, adolescents

Evaluating safety and efficacy of migraine preventive treatment for children, adolescents

Newer procedure offers more permanent solution to chronic Eustachian tube dysfunction

Newer procedure offers more permanent solution to chronic Eustachian tube dysfunction

Charities collaborate to study the impact of tinnitus on professional musicians

Charities collaborate to study the impact of tinnitus on professional musicians

Deep brain stimulation found to be safe, effective in the treatment of refractory severe tinnitus

Deep brain stimulation found to be safe, effective in the treatment of refractory severe tinnitus

Combining electrical stimulation with repetitive musical tones helps improve hearing

Combining electrical stimulation with repetitive musical tones helps improve hearing