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What to Expect at a Tinnitus Treatment Appointment

Tinnitus, the perception of ringing, buzzing, or hissing sounds in the ears, can be a distressing condition that affects millions of people worldwide. If you’re seeking relief from tinnitus, a tinnitus treatment appointment is a crucial step towards managing this condition effectively. In this article, we’ll walk you through what to expect during a tinnitus treatment appointment. 1. Initial Consultation: The journey begins with an initial consultation with a healthcare professional, typically an audiologist or an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist. During this consultation,...

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What is Tinnitus? Exploring the Role of an Audiologist in Tinnitus Treatment

Tinnitus is a condition characterized by the perception of sound in the absence of an external source. Often described as ringing, buzzing, or hissing, tinnitus can be persistent or intermittent and may vary in intensity. It affects millions of people worldwide and can have a significant impact on their quality of life. While tinnitus is commonly associated with hearing loss, it can also occur without any apparent hearing impairment. When individuals experience tinnitus, seeking help from a healthcare professional, such as an audiologist, can provide valuable insights and potential treatment...

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Managing Tinnitus Effectively: Tips, Techniques, And Management Strategies

Tinnitus, which is commonly referred to as ringing in the ears, is a condition that causes individuals to hear sounds when there is no external sound source. These sounds can vary from ringing, buzzing, hissing, to even a roaring noise. Though tinnitus is not considered a serious condition, it can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life, causing anxiety, stress, and sleep disturbances. Therefore, it is crucial to seek a comprehensive approach to tinnitus management which involves a good understanding of your hearing and ear health history. The first step in tinnitus management...

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Best Hearing Aids to Combat the Effects of Tinnitus

Just like any technology, there are many different hearing aid manufacturers out there. It is reassuring to know that Helix Hearing and Helix Hearing are independently owned and operated clinics. This means that we are not obligated to prescribe any specific hearing aid manufacturer or nor do we have sales commission. We have access to any hearing aid manufacturer on the market and are able to recommend the best suited device to our patients hearing and communication needs.  Hearing technology is rapidly advancing, and our audiologists remain up to date with the newest hearing technologies...

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Tinnitus management strategies

Although there is no cure for tinnitus, it can be managed well with various management strategies. Adapting to your tinnitus awareness can take a period of time, but most people are able to adapt and achieve habituation in time. The use of hearing aids- If there is a hearing loss present, the use of hearing aids often can reduce tinnitus awareness. The hearing aids work by amplifying external sounds that are usually missed due to the hearing loss. This helps “mask” the tinnitus and divert your attention away from it, and instead focus on environmental sounds. Sound enrichment-  Often...

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