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What Causes Ringing in the Ear?

Have you ever heard a neighbor’s car alarm going off for hours on end? That’s kind of what it’s like to live with tinnitus. The only difference is that your neighbor can’t turn off the noise. Tinnitus doesn’t end until you find a treatment that works. The best way to find a treatment that [...]

By |April 7th, 2021|Tinnitus, TMJ|Comments Off on What Causes Ringing in the Ear?

How Tinnitus Can Impact Your Quality of Life

Imagine having a constant ringing noise in your ears. Sounds annoying, right? For some people, this sensation known as tinnitus can have a huge impact on their quality of life. Most often it causes temporary symptoms, but some people experience persistent and severe symptoms that can make every day feel bothersome. Fortunately, at TMJ [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Tinnitus|Comments Off on How Tinnitus Can Impact Your Quality of Life

That’s Not an Ear Infection

For a person suffering from inner ear pain, the dentist is probably the last place they would expect to find treatment. In some cases, however, seeing a dentist about your ongoing inner ear pain could save you from months or even years of ear pain and costly antibiotics. If your family doctor or ear [...]

By |August 25th, 2020|Tinnitus, TMJ|Comments Off on That’s Not an Ear Infection

Tinnitus & TMJ: Partners in Crime

There’s an old wives’ tale that says when you hear a sharp ringing in your ears, that means someone is talking about you. Depending on who you hear it from, they might even add that ringing in the left ear means the talking is good while ringing in the right means the opposite. The belief [...]

By |June 12th, 2019|Tinnitus, TMJ|Comments Off on Tinnitus & TMJ: Partners in Crime

Can Your Thoughts Control Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is a disruptive, even disabling symptom, although it’s often hard to track down what it’s a symptom of. People with tinnitus may have difficulty working, and they can experience a significant mental health burden, which may include depression and even suicide attempts. One of the most serious obstacles for tinnitus sufferers [...]

By |December 28th, 2017|Tinnitus, TMJ|Comments Off on Can Your Thoughts Control Tinnitus?

Not All TMJ Symptoms Are In Your Jaw

For people suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, commonly referred to as TMJ, there are a variety of unpleasant symptoms. Jaw pain is a common indicator of the disorder, as is the tendency to clench or grind teeth. Some people experience popping or clicking sounds when they open [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Headache, Jaw Pain, Tinnitus, TMJ|Comments Off on Not All TMJ Symptoms Are In Your Jaw

What’s That Ringing? It Could be the Sound of TMJ Disorder

Those afflicted by the chronically uncomfortable condition known as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) endure multiple symptoms, some of which — including headaches, jaw pain and difficulty chewing — provide a direct link to TMJ in the presence of one another. Other indicators, such as tinnitus, can prove more elusive but no less [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|Tinnitus, TMJ|Comments Off on What’s That Ringing? It Could be the Sound of TMJ Disorder

The Importance of Evaluating Your Tinnitus

One of the symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is tinnitus. TMJ can cause tinnitus because the three small bones that make up your inner ear are housed behind your jaw joint. Tension and pressure created by TMJ can cause muscle spasms that create ringing and buzzing in your [...]

By |April 1st, 2015|Tinnitus, TMJ|Comments Off on The Importance of Evaluating Your Tinnitus

Cure Tinnitus with a Patch? Unlikely

There are many effective medical treatments available as a patch. Birth control. Pain relief. Stop smoking aids. All these patches work by slowly releasing medication into the body. However, a new technology proposed to treat tinnitus uses a completely different patch technology to try to treat tinnitus. Called Antinitus, the patch claims to [...]

By |December 31st, 2014|Tinnitus|Comments Off on Cure Tinnitus with a Patch? Unlikely

Student Composes to Combat Tinnitus

Daniel Fishkin, a Wesleyan University graduate student in music, recently debuted his new creation: "Composing the Tinnitus Suites:2014." It is a piece that he describes as his life's work, and one that he hopes will help find a cure for tinnitus. Composing against Tinnitus Fishkin first developed tinnitus when he was working [...]

By |November 10th, 2014|Tinnitus|Comments Off on Student Composes to Combat Tinnitus
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