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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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What do Reported dB Noise Measurements Mean?

[revised 04/15/18] Knowledge is power. The dB is a unit of measurement for sound intensity or sound power. dB noise levels are being mentioned all over the place e.g. WHO noise pollution guidelines, news media, websites, blogs, magazines, “quiet” product specifications. How can people understand noise risk if they don’t understand noise measurement and how …

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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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