TINNITUS 

Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing in the ears, but it also can sound like roaring, clicking, hissing, or buzzing. It may be soft or loud, high pitched or low pitched. You might hear it in either one or both ears.

Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 15 to 20 percent of people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself — it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder.

you may think tinnitus as hearing air escaping, water running inside of a seashell or a strange musical notes.

Constant or reccurring tinnitus is stresfull and make it harder to focus or even to sleep.

 

  Types of Tinnitus

    A common tinnitus classification is into "subjective and objective tinnitus". Tinnitus is usually subjective, meaning that the sounds the person hears are not detectable by means currently available to physicians and hearing technicians. Subjective tinnitus has also been called "tinnitus aurium", "non-auditory" or "non-vibratory" tinnitus. Objective tinnitus can be detected by other people and is sometimes caused by an involuntary twitching of a muscle or a group of muscles (myoclonus) or by a vascular condition. In some cases, tinnitus is generated by muscle spasms around the middle ear.

  Causes of Tinnitus

   1. Exposure to loud noise.
   2. A side effect of medication.

   3. Ear or head injuries.
   4. Diseases of the ear

   5. Emotional stress.
   6. Ear infection.

  Psychological effects of Tinnitus

Besides being an annoying condition to which most people adapt, persistent tinnitus may cause anxiety and depression in some people. Psychological problems such as depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances, and concentration difficulties are common in those with strongly annoying tinnitus. 45% of people with tinnitus have an anxiety disorder at some time in their life.

We offer comprehensive tinnitus tonal audiometry from 100Hz to 12500hz and tinnitus management (via smartphone) which is first time in kerala and worlds first technology.

There is no FDA approved drugs specifically for chronic tinnitus

 

Hear One is the First and Only centre in kerala having technology for tinnitus Diagnostic and Management*

 Tinnitus examination is done  through

  • Loudness matching

  • Pitch matching

  • Minimum masking level
     

 Procedures for pitch matching.

  • 2AFC (Alternate Forced Choice)

  • Direct selection of frequencies

  • Octave frequency sweep

  • Octave confusion
     

 All Tinnitus sufferers have varied parameters of sound,   this persolisisation of software applications technology   serves the best purpose to each other.

Tinnitus management/treatment is done through

  •  Composite Modulated Music. 

  •  Composite Modulated Tones.

  •  Composite Modulated Noise.

  •  Hearing aids

 Hear One provides complete package for Tinnitus   combining the best of evidence based practices in the   industry.

 Tinnitus is nonauditory internal sound, but patients can   use real, external noise to counteract their perception   and reaction to tinnitus.

Hear One Tinnitus clinic on every Wednesday
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