Tinnitus is the perception of sound when no actual external sound is present. It is commonly referred to as ringing in the ears, but it
Training programs for listening are available over the internet. Known as Auditory Training, programs to improve listening skills utilize self-guided practice in discriminating between sounds,
The standard audiogram is a graph that plots hearing sensitivity. The top of the graph from left to right is sound frequency measured in Hertz
The occasional rumbling sound in your ear is not a motorboat, but a muscle contraction initiated to protect against loud sounds. Sound waves are collected
The inner ear contains two parts, one for hearing and one for balance. The cochlea is the hearing mechanism and the semicircular canals make up
An audiogram is a graphic representation of hearing that plots frequency by hearing level. A pure-tone threshold test measures the lowest level of sounds detected.
An ear is an ear is an ear. Not so comparing male and female ears. Structural differences of the inner ear, different physiology, and/or hormonal
Tinnitus is defined as sound heard in the absence of external noise. Hyperacusis is a high sensitivity to loud sounds. These two conditions are different, yet they can be caused by the same things. Tinnitus and hyperacusis are both caused by damage to the auditory system,
Otosclerosis is a middle ear condition that occurs when the stapes(stirrup) bone abnormally grows and fixates onto the cochlea (inner ear). The bones of the middle ear system transmit and amplify sound received from vibrations of the eardrum to the inner ear.