Tinnitus Treatment

Hearing Loss

The reduced ability of the hearing voice or sound is the hearing loss. Hearing loss can be a permanent situation in a person and can also be a temporary condition. The causes and symptoms of permanent and temporary hearing loss are different. Hearing loss can be a long discussion but long story short, know about its symptoms.

  • Muffled hearing
  • Ringing in ears (tinnitus)
  • Not able to hear the quiet sounds
  • Feeling of dizziness
  • The hearing ability is reducing with time.
  • Pain in ear
  • Drainage of fluid from the ear
  • Feeling that ear are full or maybe stuffy.

Extracting the main topic of discussion from the previous points, the tinnitus. The forest hills audiology is here with a guide to mention the treatments of the tinnitus. There is a possibility that you are unaware of the tinnitus so let me explain it here.


It’s the continuous sensation of ringing in the human ear. The buzz and ringing are not heard by the other persons because, it’s the flaw in an individual’s hearing tract. Tinnitus can be the result of several medical conditions or problems in hearing ability. Let’s not get into the causes of tinnitus. Although if you are interested to know then explore our site and know more about it. 

Here, I am more focused on the treatment of tinnitus in different ways

Treatment Of Tinnitus

Medications For Tinnitus

There are many researches and studies on treating tinnitus in humans. And in the result of the researches most of the audiologist are now providing the proper medications. However, it’s highly recommended to know about the causes of tinnitus. If the tinnitus is the result of some other disease then you have to cure that disease. Curing the roots of tinnitus will result in the proper treatment of this hearing issue. While, if you are willing to about the direct medications then have a look

    • Anti-anxiety drugs such as valium is the effective one for treating tinnitus
    • Antidepressants also play a crucial role to treat tinnitus. The most recommended antidepressant is Elavil
    • Moreover, the use of the steroid along with the anti-anxiety gives relief from the tinnitus.
    • Also, the hormone misoprostol can be a helping medicine 
  • Lidocaine is another treatment for most tinnitus cases. It’s the best treatment for the heart rhythm into the ear which is a type of tinnitus. But it’s not recommended because of its side effects on the human body. 

Hearing Aids

Some of the other ways of treating tinnitus are also recommended by the audiologist of forest hills audiology

Masking Devices

There is a wide range of people who are benefited by the tinnitus maskers. These devices ads in the hearing process and play a sound that is pleasant to the human ear. The accessories in Never Let The tinnitus irritate the person by causing the ringing sounds. The masking devices are a combination of hearing aids along with, the maskers. This is now treating a wide range of people with hearing loss

Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (Trt)

TRT depends on the natural ability of the brain to habituate signals in such a way as to filter them out on a subconscious level so, that they will not reach the conscious level. There is no need for conscious effort within the habituation. Most of the people frequently habit you ate many auditory sounds such as hair conditioners computers refrigerators for fans. The gentle rain voice is also included in the list which, is habituated by people. One thing that is common in this area that, all of these are very useless and most of the time perceived as noise or loud voice. Maybe another person is not able to differentiate in these voices but the human ear can differentiate and screen them out.

There are two basic parts of this therapy which may vary from person to person depending upon their routine and condition.

The first part of this therapy is that a device is provided to the people which keeps playing a specific and neutral sound everywhere a person goes.

While on the other hand, the second part of the therapy is that a person will receive one-to-one counseling.

No matter which type of this therapy is followed by you it will take 12 to 24 months. You may consider that this is a long time to recover from tinnitus but you should keep in mind that it is highly affected and experienced therapists. If you are in the hands of forest Hills audiology then you are lucky to get a hundred percent success in this therapy.

Cognitive Therapy

Another form of counseling to treat tinnitus is cognitive therapy. It’s the way to modify the reactions of the person when he or she faces the tinnitus. Along with some other tinnitus treatment the cognitive therapy can be the most effective. The forest hills audiology is combining the cognitive one with the masking device to give the best therapy to the person with tinnitus.

Moving ahead in the list, the next therapy is the relaxation technique which helps people to manage the stress just by changing the reaction to the hearing issue. It’s the most effective for almost all of the people. A wide range of people are giving positive reviews to this relaxation therapy.

Dental Treatment

There is a possibility that you are facing tinnitus due to dental issues. Therefore, forest hills audiology also provides dental treatment to people suffering from hearing issues. The dental issue such as TMJ is the basic cause of the tinnitus. Its TMJ is the jaw bone, which is the connection with the head at the front of the human ear. The audiologists of forest hills audiology are promoting the dental treatment for the permanent relief of tinnitus. 

To Wrap It Up

Tinnitus can be a disturbing condition for people which is caused by different reasons. Sometimes other medical or health issues cause the tinnitus. And most of the time, it’s due to some hearing loss. The sensation of ringing or buzz in the ear can be treated by different methods. For the best treatment, you can approach the forest hills audiology.

Website: http://foresthillsaudiology.com

Our Address: 110-11 72nd Avenue Forest Hills,NY 11375