Resources

Jan L. Mayes info shares on associations, support groups, websites and other resources for people with tinnitus, hyperacusis, and/or hearing loss.

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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Hyperacusis Screening Test

There is currently no screening test for people with hyper ears or hyperacusis. With hyper ears, it’s as if the volume of the world is stuck on loud. Scientists are working on a valid reliable 10 question screening test. In the meantime, these are some questions to consider. The more ‘yes’ answers, the more severe …

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Tinnitus Hyperacusis Awareness & Empathy Facts

I think I have that, too. I hear noises in my ears every now and then. That’s regular human ears, not hyper ears (tinnitus and/or hyperacusis). Hyper ears hear too much sound. Tinnitus is hearing system hyperactivity; hearing extra sound(s) nobody else can hear. Hyperacusis is hearing system hyperactivity; hearing sounds extra loud compared to …

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