Why is There No Cure for Tinnitus?

It is estimated 32% of the US population has tinnitus, also known as ringing in the ears.  It is a common reason why patients come to see the Audiology Doctors at Gardner Audiology.  Unfortunately, as many have discovered, there is currently no cure for tinnitus.  Given that it is such a widespread problem, patients often wonder […]

What Causes Tinnitus?

Do you hear ringing or other noises in your ears? That’s called tinnitus – it can sound different to everyone, and can be caused by a few different things.  Most often, tinnitus is a result of (or precursor to) hearing loss. Your brain is realizing that there is damage, and is sending a signal to […]

Can Hearing Aids Help with Tinnitus?

Yes, there is a possibility that hearing aids can help with tinnitus. To date, there is no guaranteed cure for tinnitus because researchers are still unsure of its origin. However, various theories exist including auditory deprivation. What do I mean by auditory deprivation? One of the ongoing theories, regarding tinnitus, is that when an individual […]