Many people suffer from ringing in the ears, and ringing in the ears can be detrimental.

Is there a cure for ringing in the ears? And what can you do about it?

Unfortunately, no – there is no cure, but there are some coping mechanisms and treatment options available today.

Historically, one of the ways that we treated tinnitus was with something called masking.

Masking was a technique of introducing another sound that is louder than the tinnitus to give you some relief from the tinnitus.

Unfortunately, when that masking signal is removed from the environment, the tinnitus comes right back.

Other options available for relief and treatment include different applications that you can install onto your cellphone, giving you what is called sound relief, where you can stream different sounds to your ears to offset the tinnitus.

Another common treatment option available is what is called tinnitus sound therapy. This technique trains your brain not to perceive that your tinnitus exists. It’s not a cure, but it’s a possible treatment.

So to recap the coping mechanisms and treatment options available, we have:

In whatever case, if you are experiencing the uncomfortable symptoms associated with tinnitus, please contact your hearing healthcare provider to look at what options might work best for you.

Thank you for stopping by today, and I hope you found this information helpful.

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Dr. Michelle Couture-Souvenir, Au.D

Dr. Michelle Couture-Souvenir, Au.D., is Florida’s leading doctor of audiology and has over 25 years of experience in this dynamic industry. Before setting up her own business in Florida & Central America, she served as a pediatric audiologist and rehabilitative services manager at the Miami Children’s Hospital. She has worked with patients of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds during her long and diverse career, and she is still heavily involved in international humanitarian projects, helping hearing-impaired children globally.