hyperacusis

US Review of Books Recommends Tinnitus Toolbox Hyperacusis Handbook

Review Excerpts The book shows those living with tinnitus how they can use tools like sound therapy, mind therapy, sleep tools, hearing aids, and hearing protection to find answers and relief. The book is easily organized and navigable for focusing on one particular tool or combining them for maximum trial and error. Mayes is exceptionally …

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Noise and Children’s Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion children and teenagers are at risk for long-term hearing loss from high level noise. Noise damage also causes tinnitus (hearing extra sound) and hyperacusis (hearing sound extra loud).  The Quiet Coalition reports that environmental noise pollution is a public health crisis. This includes health effects starting …

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The Danger of Balloons

Loud balloons damage hearing. But they don’t come with any warning about hearing risk from loud impulse sounds. Current science shows noise, including sudden impulse noise, can damage the inner ears and the connections between the inner ears and hearing nerves. This can cause tinnitus, hyperacusis and/or hearing loss. Experts believe peak impulse noise of …

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