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One of the most important roles for any hearing clinic is the diagnosis and management of tinnitus, a condition that affects over 15 million people a year. Tinnitus is a condition where you’ll hear sound despite there being no sound actually present. At Columbia Basin Hearing Center, our tinnitus clinic offers assistance and treatment options for people with tinnitus. Here are some signs that you may have tinnitus, along with the types and common diagnosis processes. Types of Tinnitus There are two broad types of tinnitus possible: Subjective tinnitus: This is the most common type of tinnitus, and it refers to tinnitus that’s only heard by the person suffering from it. It can be caused by problems in the outer, ...

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By Neil & Shannon Aiello, Doctors of Audiology, Columbia Basin Hearing Center What is Tinnitus? Approximately 50 million people in the United States experience some sort of noise inside their ears or head when no external sounds are present. The sensation can be constant, intermittent, as well as varying from one type of sound to another. The sounds can also vary from day to day or hour to hour causing patients a great deal of frustration. Tinnitus is the name used to describe this sensation, and is pronounced “tinn-i-tuss”. Tinnitus is not a disease itself; but rather it is a symptom of something else; which is almost always benign. Many Audiologists have received advanced training and certification in Sound Therapy ...

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By Shannon M. Aiello, Au.D., Doctor of Audiology What do David Letterman, Pete Townshend, Charles Darwin, Ludwig Van Beethoven, and Steve Martin have in common? Other than being notable individuals in history or entertainment, all of these people have lived with chronic tinnitus. And they are not alone. The American Tinnitus Association estimates that over 50 million Americans experience tinnitus. Of these, 12 million have tinnitus that is severe enough that they seek medical attention. Furthermore, approximately 2 million persons have tinnitus that is so debilitating they cannot function in their daily lives. Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound when no external sound is present. Tinnitus is often referred to as “ringing in the ears,” although some people ...

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