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Tinnitus may not yet be curable, but thanks to advanced hearing aid technology, you can learn to manage your symptoms. With a combination of stress relieving techniques, sound therapy and masking tools, you can retrain your brain to cope with and learn to ignore your tinnitus. Ready to tackle your tinnitus at the source? Together, we'll find the right fit for you.
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Hearing aids and tinnitus: FAQ
Do hearing aids really help tinnitus?
Studies have shown that hearing aids can have a positive effect on the symptoms of tinnitus. With integrated tinnitus therapy, white-noise features and an increase of auditory input, hearing aid technology can reduce or mask tinnitus symptoms.
Can hearing aids make tinnitus worse?
In the majority of cases, hearing aids can help improve the symptoms of tinnitus. However, on rare occasions, hearing aids can cause your tinnitus to worsen. Causes include noise sensitivity (hyperacusis), auditory fatigue or active tinnitus.
What is the latest treatment for tinnitus?
The most common treatments for alleviating tinnitus symptoms include hearing aids, cognitive behavioral therapy and stress-relieving methods. In recent years, studies have also shown bimodal neuromodulation to be promising for long-term cognitive changes and tinnitus relief.
How long does it take for hearing aids to help tinnitus?
With your ear's new perception of sound, your tinnitus symptoms may see slight improvement immediately. However, it can take several weeks to months for you to adjust to your hearing aids and for tinnitus masking and management features to alleviate symptoms.
Will tinnitus go away with hearing aids?
While hearing aids will not completely eliminate your tinnitus symptoms, they can help you reduce or push tinnitus into the background and place shift your focus to other environmental sounds. Hearing aid features such as white noise, masking and tinnitus management therapy can also relieve symptoms.
How much do tinnitus maskers cost?
Costs for tinnitus maskers can vary greatly depending on the device. Stand-alone maskers can cost as low as $25, while maskers built into hearing aids can range from below $1,000 to several thousand dollars.
What type of hearing aid is best for tinnitus?
Hearing aids with tinnitus features, such as masking, white-noise, notch therapy and other tinnitus management therapy can help alleviate your tinnitus symptoms.
What brand of hearing aid is best for tinnitus?
Widex, Signia and Rexton are all examples of hearing aid brands with tinnitus features and are suitable for relieving tinnitus symptoms.
How much does it cost to check for tinnitus?
A hearing test to check for tinnitus can range anywhere from no costs to $300, depending on your insurance company and plan. Speak with your hearing care professional to learn more about the costs of a particular hearing examination.
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