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 20 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The impact of hyperacusis and hearing loss on tinnitus perception in German teachers.
 

Author(s): Sandra P Meuer, Wolfgang Hiller

Journal: Noise Health. ;17(77):182-90.

 

Recent research indicates that a notable number of teachers are concerned with conditions of auditory impairment such as tinnitus, hyperacusis, and hearing loss. Studies focussing on characteristics and interdependencies of single hearing disorders (HD) are rare. This explorative ...

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2015

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Cochlear implants as a treatment option for unilateral hearing loss, severe tinnitus and hyperacusis.
 

Author(s): Angel Ramos Macías, Juan Carlos Falcón González, Manuel Manrique, Constantino Morera, Luis García-Ibáñez, Carlos Cenjor, Chrystellel Coudert-Koall, Matthijs Killian

Journal: Audiol. Neurootol.. 2015 ;20 Suppl 1():60-6.

 

Tinnitus is an incapacitating condition commonly affecting cochlear implant (CI) candidates. The aim of this clinical study is to assess the long-term effects of CI treatment in patients with severe-to-profound, sensorineural, unilateral hearing loss (UHL) and incapacitating tinnitus. ...

Last Updated: 5 Jun 2015

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Tinnitus and hyperacusis involve hyperactivity and enhanced connectivity in auditory-limbic-arousal-cerebellar network.
 

Author(s): Yu-Chen Chen, Xiaowei Li, Lijie Liu, Jian Wang, Chun-Qiang Lu, Ming Yang, Yun Jiao, Feng-Chao Zang, Kelly Radziwon, Guang-Di Chen, Wei Sun, Vijaya Prakash Krishnan Muthaiah, Richard Salvi, Gao-Jun Teng

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Hearing loss often triggers an inescapable buzz (tinnitus) and causes everyday sounds to become intolerably loud (hyperacusis), but exactly where and how this occurs in the brain is unknown. To identify the neural substrate for these debilitating disorders, we induced both tinnitus ...

Last Updated: 12 May 2015

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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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