Hyperacusis

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Hyperacusis

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Vestibular Disorders Association

VEDA's mission is to serve people with vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders by providing access to information, offering a support network, and elevating awareness of the challenges associated with these conditions.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Hyperacusis" for support, advocacy or research.

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Vestibular Disorders Association

VEDA's mission is to serve people with vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders by providing access to information, offering a support network, and elevating awareness of the challenges associated with these conditions.

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Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hyperacusis" returned 13 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Insights from the First International Conference on Hyperacusis: causes, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.
 

Author(s): Hashir Aazh, Don McFerran, Richard Salvi, Deepak Prasher, Margaret Jastreboff, Pawel Jastreboff

Journal: Noise Health. ;16(69):123-6.

 

The First International Conference on Hyperacusis gathered over 100 scientists and health care professionals in London, UK. Key conclusions from the conference included: (1) Hyperacusis is characterized by reduced tolerance of sound that has perceptual, psychological and social dimensions; ...

Last Updated: 8 May 2014

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Study of the relationship between the degree of tinnitus annoyance and the presence of hyperacusis.
 

Author(s): Alexandre Caixeta Guimarães, Guilherme Machado de Carvalho, Márcia Maria de Freitas Dias Voltolini, Carlos Eduardo Monteiro Zappelini, Raquel Mezzalira, Guita Stoler, Jorge Rizzato Paschoal

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;80(1):24-8.

 

Hyperacusis can be defined as a manifestation of an increased of central auditory pathways gain and can be considered a pre-tinnitus state. In some cases tinnitus can be caused by such increased gain.

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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Phenotypic characteristics of hyperacusis in tinnitus.
 

Author(s): Martin Schecklmann, Michael Landgrebe, Berthold Langguth,

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Many people with tinnitus also suffer from hyperacusis. Both clinical and basic scientific data indicate an overlap in pathophysiologic mechanisms. In order to further elucidate the interplay between tinnitus and hyperacusis we compared clinical and demographic characteristics of ...

Last Updated: 5 Feb 2014

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The terms "Hyperacusis" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Advances in the neurobiology of hearing disorders: recent developments regarding the basis of tinnitus and hyperacusis.
 

Author(s): Marlies Knipper, Pim Van Dijk, Isidro Nunes, Lukas Rüttiger, Ulrike Zimmermann

Journal: Prog. Neurobiol.. 2013 Dec;111():17-33.

 

The prevalence of hearing problems in the Western world has, due to aging of the population, doubled over the past 30 years. Thereby, noise-induced hearing loss is an important factor that worsens over time in addition to age-related hearing loss. Hearing loss is usually measured ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2013

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[Mechanisms and management of hyperacusis (decreased sound tolerance)].
 

Author(s): C Herráiz, G Plaza, J M Aparicio

Journal: Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2006 Oct;57(8):373-7.

 

Hyperacusis is a decreased sound tolerance. Prevalence of the disease is described in 9-15% of the population, but this percentage increases among the tinnitus patients. Pathophysiological mechanisms involve some disruptions in the amplification and regulation processes of the external ...

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2006

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Hyperacusis.
 

Author(s): David M Baguley

Journal: J R Soc Med. 2003 Dec;96(12):582-5.

 

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2003

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Acoustic Stimulation Paired With Body and Cortical Stimulation for Modulating Tinnitus
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tinnitus

 

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2014

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