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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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Safe Personal Listening Loudness Limiting Headphones for Children Ages 2 to 12

[revised 11/25/17] A 2012 Survey found over 50% of people aged 3 to 74 use headphones or earbuds for personal listening. Currently the majority of personal listening headphones for children have no loudness limit. The volume can go well over 85 dBA avg or 100 dB max: the international standard for sound level limits described …

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Hyperacusis and Decreased Sound Tolerance Prevalence Statistics

These evidence-based hyperacusis statistics also include other decreased sound tolerance (DST). DST is when people have a negative reaction to sound. The 2 types of decreased sound tolerance include hyperacusis and misophonia (including phonophia). Hyperacusis is when certain sounds are painful. Misophonia is when certain sounds are hated. Phonophobia is when certain sounds are feared; …

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Tinnitus Prevalence Statistics

Here are evidence-based tinnitus statistics on how many adults and children have tinnitus. Note about 40% of people upset by tinnitus also have hyperacusis. Science still doesn’t know exactly how many people have upsetting tinnitus because there is no single definition of tinnitus or method of measuring tinnitus distress for adults or children. Different age …

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