Resources

Associations, support groups, websites and other resources for people with tinnitus, hyperacusis, and/or hearing loss.

Tinnitus Hyperacusis Suicide Helplines and Lifelines

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30, 2019. A day to talk about mental health and mental illness. To end the stigma of anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders. People with tinnitus and hyperacusis are higher risk than people in general. I’m  re-posting this blog that lists lifelines or helplines for tinnitus hyperacusis suicide …

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Holiday Coping With Tinnitus Hyperacusis or Hearing Loss

The holiday season can be a difficult time for people with hearing loss, tinnitus, or hyperacusis. The hustle and bustle and crowded social events can make T-H flare-up, and make it hard to understand conversations (this is true even for people with T and “normal” hearing).  This increases fatigue and stress that makes holiday coping …

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Accessible Tinnitus Mobile Wellness Apps

33% of Deaf people have tinnitus (T). Half of people with T have hearing loss. Any mobile coping apps for people with T distress must be accessible for people who can’t hear spoken instructions. Accessibility includes trained speakers with deep distinct speech, visual indicators, text-based or open captioning (subtitles on). Tinnitus scientists are developing mobile …

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Children’s Tinnitus Hyperacusis Prevalence Internationally

It’s such an important question to answer. Problems with study methods are stopping international scientists from answering the question: What is children’s tinnitus hyperacusis prevalence internationally for ages 5 to 19? How common are T-H in children of different ages around the world? Tinnitus is hearing extra sounds or sound combinations-like ringing, buzzing, squealing-when there …

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