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Volume 11

Q and A with Dr. Stéphane Maison re: Vasilkov et al., Scientific Reports, 2023

Our Associate Editor, Dr. Steve Aiken, recently sat down with Dr. Stephane Maison about a recent study showing evidence for cochlear nerve degeneration in people with tinnitus, but normal hearing thresholds.

Bimodal Neuromodulation of Tinnitus: Finding the Right Wire

It is always exciting news when a novel treatment for tinnitus makes it to market. Indeed, patients suffering from tinnitus often feel they do not have many options to improve their quality of life. “You have to live with it” is still “advice” given to them when they receive the diagnosis of tinnitus.

The Bidirectional Association between Tinnitus & Mental Well-being: Clinical Implications for Audiologists

When addressing mental health with sensitivity and supportive language, clinicians can facilitate open dialogues, offering personalized treatment options and collaborating with local mental health professionals for better management of both tinnitus-related distress and associated mental health challenges when identified.

Why the One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Tinnitus is Not Successful

Most people who experience tinnitus do not find it disturbing, but about 20% of people with tinnitus need clinical support to cope with the noise. About 2% of those affected suffer so severely that their daily lives and quality of life are significantly impaired.

Volume 9

Ten Things To Know About Tinnitus

The goal of this article is to provide the reader, with things you might like to know about tinnitus.

Tinnitus Does Not Rule Me!

Gale Hannan gives us some insight into how she deals with tinnitus.

Volume 7

Tinnitus with a Normal Audiogram

We must establish conventions for physiological testing (devices and signal processing) and adopt them internationally; conduct additional thoughtful experiments; implement tighter controls (age, biological sex, occupation); and because the effects of hearing damage on physiological function are likely small, drastically increase the sample sizes of studies. No matter the outcome, at a minimum, patients with tinnitus will likely require assessment beyond the conventional audiogram for clinicians to better understand the status of the ear.

Volume 6

Tinnitus and Sound Tolerance Program at the University of Montreal’s Clinic of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Choquette and Wright tell us about The University of Montreal’s speech-language pathology and audiology clinic’s tinnitus and sound tolerance problem program added in 2015.

Thirty Years of The Neurophysiological Model of Tinnitus and Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT)

Pawel Jastreboff explores the neurophysiological model of tinnitus with the main assumption that in clinically-significant tinnitus other systems in the brain outside the auditory system are involved.

What To Tell Your Tinnitus Patients Who Want A Pill!

Although there is no clear evidence that there is a pill to treat tinnitus, this is what many sufferers want. Richard Tyler explores what to do.