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Tinnitus: Questions and Answersby Jack A Vernon
Synopses & Reviews
A brief book in question and answer format that answers readers' questions regarding ringing in their ears. The book covers causes, treatments, and other topics with a format similar to the column written by the author in “Tinnitus Today” magazine. Other topics will include such things as drug treatments, dental issues relating to tinnitus, hearing loss and tinnitus, and other related ear disorders. The book has an optimistic tone and an appealing format with questions grouped by general topic. Anyone interested in learning more about hearing disorders.
About the Author
Jack Vernon was born in Tennessee, grew up in Virginia, and was a pilot during WWII. He attended the University of Virginia where he earned his BA, MA, and Ph.D. in psychology. In 1966, he moved to Oregon to begin clinical research in tinnitus. He soon founded the Tinnitus Clinic at the Oregon Health Sciences University, the first tinnitus clinic in the U.S.
Barbara Tabachnick Sanders' poetry and short stories appeared in "West" in the late 1970s. She has authored more than 70 articles on other health topics. She has been a feature writer for "Tinnitus Today" since 1993 and its editor since 1995.
Table of Contents
2.Acoustic Neuroma — Tumor on the Eighth Nerve.
4.Alternative Treatments — Acupuncture, Amino Acids, Auditory Training, Diet, DMSO, Enzymes,Ginkgo, Homeopathy, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Lasers, Minerals, Relaxation Therapy, Vitamins.
5.Barometric Changes — The Effect of Changing Air Pressure on Tinnitus.
7.The Brain's Involvement in Tinnitus.
8.Causes of Tinnitus.
9.Cochlear Implants — Surgical Implants That Restore Hearing.
11.Demographics — How Many People Have Tinnitus?
12.Dentistry and Tinnitus.
14.Drug Perfusion — In-the-Ear Drug Treatments.
15.Drug Side Effects.
16.Drugs That Help.
17.The Eardrum & Ear Cleaning.
25.Hearing Protection Devices.
26.How the Ear Works.
27.Hyperacusis — Super-Sensitivity to Sound.
30.Insurance & Financial Assistance.
31.Masking — The Introduction of External Sounds to Quiet Tinnitus.
33.MRI — Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
35.Noise Cancellation — Computer-Aided Technology That Cancels External Sounds.
36.Noise in the Environment.
37.Pulsatile (pulsing) Tinnitus.
40.Residual Inhibition — An Aftereffect of Masking.
42.Sounds of Tinnitus.
43.Sudden Hearing Loss.
46.Tinnitus Instruments — Devices for Tinnitus Control.
49.Temporomandibular Joint Disorder.
50.TRT — Tinnitus Retraining Therapy.
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