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Quiet Society Activism for Community Noise Control

When I was a toddler, I would stand at my crib rail, wrinkling my nose at all the cigarette smoke from an adult house party. It was the hey day of tobacco companies, when people had fancy cigarette holders full of free cigarettes for guests. Rumours of lung cancer were just starting to get people’s …

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Tinnitus Hyperacusis Blog Content Lanes

There’s a lot of talk about fake news lately. But there’s always been fake news in tinnitus and hyperacusis world. It’s always been a bit of a treasure hunt trying to find tinnitus hyperacusis facts. Too many websites include not factual info. Unfortunately it’s gotten worse lately. Because bloggers are swerving into tinnitus hyperacusis blog …

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Online Tinnitus Hyperacusis Surveys

Scientists around the world are doing online tinnitus hyperacusis surveys to gather data from people in the tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia (including phonophobia), “normal” hearing, hearing loss, and Deaf Community. Take a quick survey. Help them gather data that will make things better for our future. Tinnitus Tech Questionnaire This questionnaire is a part of ESIT …

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Tinnitus Hyperacusis Frequently Asked Questions

Are people with tinnitus or decreased sound tolerance faking it? No. Brain imaging or neuroimaging tests like SPECT, PET and functional MRI prove people with tinnitus and hyperacusis have differences in their brain activity compared to people who don’t have these conditions. People with tinnitus and decreased sound tolerance have hyperactivity in the central hearing …

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