• Botox May Smooth Your Wrinkles and Stop the Ringing in Your Ears0

    Botox May Smooth Your Wrinkles and Stop the Ringing in Your Ears Editor: I’ve seen several alleged remedies for tinnitus, but have yet to hear from anyone for whom the remedies have worked. So I’m a bit skeptical about treating tinnitus with Botox, but I’ll try to keep an open mind. And I welcome any

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  • Tinnitus may interfere with tough mental tasks0

    Tinnitus may interfere with tough mental tasks Editor: Here’s more evidence that tinnitus may interfere with the performance of demanding mental tasks. People who suffer from chronic, moderate tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, may have more trouble performing demanding cognitive tasks than individuals without tinnitus, Australian investigators report. “Our results are good news in

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  • Twelve million seek medical help for tinnitus0

    Twelve million seek medical help for tinnitus By Linda Gemayel Editor: Here’s an interesting article on tinnitus by audiologist Linda Gamayel. It is reprinted with permission from the KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS. Tinnitus is a term derived from the Latin word “tinnire” meaning “to jingle.” The word is often pronounced two different ways, TINnitus and tinNITEus. According

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  • Chronic, Moderate Tinnitus Interferes with Cognitive Abilities0

    Chronic, Moderate Tinnitus Interferes with Cognitive Abilities Editor: A recent study concludes that people with chronic, moderate tinnitus don’t perform as well on some tests of cognitive function as people without tinnitus. Here’s the report. Study Reports Impact on Selective Attention, Long-Term Memory. Individuals with chronic, moderate tinnitus do more poorly on demanding working memory

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  • TINNITUS – What are those noises you hear0

    TINNITUS – What are those noises you hear? By Laine Waggoner, MA, MS Editor: If you have a hearing loss, chances are you’re all too familiar with tinnitus. What is commonly called “ringing in the ears” is, in fact, a variety of sounds. Here’s Laine Waggoner, the Director of HEAR (Hearing-loss Education And Resources) with

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  • You can manage but not cure tinnitus0

    You can manage but not cure tinnitus By Jim Miller Editor: Have you noticed how much attention is being paid to tinnitus recently? I think it’s because we baby boomers are looking for answers regarding this and other hearing loss issues. I think that’s a very good thing. Thanks to Jim Miller for permission to

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