Tinnitus

Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) can have a substantial impact on your quality of life.

Tinnitus affects one in five people but HASA can help.

Tinnitus, while perceived in the ear, actually occurs in the brain. When the delicate hair cells inside the cochlea are damaged or overstimulated, the result is tinnitus. To date, there is no cure for this condition. The number of people affected is growing fast and statistics show that one in five people suffer from tinnitus. Tinnitus is also the leading injury experienced by veterans of the armed services.

Although tinnitus is often described as ‘ringing in the ears,’ the variety of sounds and combinations that people perceive are as widespread as the condition. The onset and cause are as varied as the sounds people hear. Regardless of how it began and what it sounds like, tinnitus can range from a bothersome condition to a debilitating one, impacting not only the day-to-day lives of the individuals affected, but their families and loved ones as well.

This is where HASA can help. Through a series of interactive activities, the precise sound of your tinnitus will be identified, giving you the means to understand and demonstrate to others the sound you live with. Your unique sound is then used to create an individualized therapy for you to use at home while you sleep.

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