Tinnitus-Hyperacusis

Not New Tinnitus Treatment Alleviates Annoying Ringing in the Ears

This isn’t new. It’s neuromodulation or bimodal neuromodulation described in the Body Therapy chapter of Tinnitus Toolbox Hyperacusis Handbook. It’s a noninvasive paired stimulation approach using electric impulses to the face. The research is still weak with no control groups, no perceptual results, and no brain imaging. The researchers seem to be moving towards development, …

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Free online tinnitus hyperacusis coping tool resources

Feature photo by Fernando @cferdo on Unsplash. There are lots of free resources online for people looking for tinnitus-hyperacusis coping tools. This includes people from the normal hearing, Hearing Loss or Hard of Hearing, and Deaf communities. Scientists think tinnitus-hyperacusis come from hyperactive hearing systems.  Tinnitus = extra sound heard. Hyperacusis = extra loud sound …

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Summary of Articles by Jan L. Mayes 2010-2020

Featured image by Ewan Robertson on Unsplash Mayes, Jan L. (2020, April 8). A noise control cure for noise-induced tinnitus and hyperacusis. thequietcoalition.org Mayes, Jan L. (2019, Oct 5). Education report: Canada federal air pollution plus noise pollution public policy. Mayes, Jan L. (2019, Feb 18). Urban noise levels are high enough to damage auditory …

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e-Cigarette and Vaping Hearing Health Survey

In 2018, I set up an e-cigarette and vaping hearing health survey to see what other people experienced after using non-organic e-cigarettes with vape juice containing ear poison (ototoxic) propylene glycol (PG). It’s not an “allergy” or “sensitivity”. Ototoxic chemicals damage the hearing and/or balance system on direct contact. A big problem is whether PG …

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