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Notched White Noise Free Trial

Written by AudioNotch Team on May 25, 2012

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Hi Everyone,

I’m very happy to announce that we now have a free trial available for anyone to use. We’re providing a brief sample of streaming Notched White Noise. We recommend that you tune your tinnitus tone as carefully as you can, and after you do so, listen to the Notched White Noise for 2-3 minutes, then take your headphones off. We’ve heard anecdotal reports that users have experienced a reduction in tinnitus volume after only several minutes of listening to Notched White Noise.

As always: make sure you’ve matched your tinnitus tone as accurately as possible¬†with our tuner in … Continue Reading

Tinnitus and Meditation

Written by AudioNotch Team on May 25, 2012

Categories: Tinnitus

I make an effort to meditate daily for a variety of health reasons. Meditation has been shown to yield structural changes in the brain that help us to deal with stress and to improve our emotional regulation. There’s a movement sweeping across North America right now which is advocating mindfulness meditation, a meditation practice that involves coming into the present moment as much as possible.

I personally have found meditation to be¬†the best habit that I’ve ever introduced (apart from regular exercise). I have also found it to be useful in aiding me in coping with my remaining tinnitus. National Public … Continue Reading

AudioNotch is a Treatment, Not a Cure

Written by AudioNotch Team on May 25, 2012

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If you look around our web site and read our in-depth F.A.Q., you’ll notice that we’re very careful not to market ourselves as a tinnitus cure. Be extremely skeptical of anyone marketing themselves as such, since the threshold of evidence that one needs to meet in order to describe something as a cure is very high. As of yet, there is no cure for tinnitus – in most cases, it is caused by an extremely complex reorganization of neurons within the brain, and reversing this reorganization safely and selectively is no easy task.

AudioNotch, when used correctly, should lower the … Continue Reading

Tinnitus: The Volume Matters

Written by AudioNotch Team on May 25, 2012

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It’s difficult to explain the suffering caused by tinnitus to someone who doesn’t have it. In fact, many people suffer from a mild form of the illness, in which they can hear a faint ringing in silence (indeed, the prevalence of tinnitus in total silence is much higher than in the context of ambient noise).

It’s frustrating for individuals with severe tinnitus to hear comments like, “Oh, that ringing in your ears? I sometimes get that. It’s not so bad.”

It’s critical to understand that the louder your tinnitus volume, the more you suffer. There is a difference between trying to do … Continue Reading

AudioNotch wins Best Biomedical Talk

Written by Adrian on May 16, 2012

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Hi Everyone,

AudioNotch.com won the best Biomedical talk at the University of Toronto’s Connections Conference!

Adrian talked about the technology behind AudioNotch, and how to build dynamic web applications with modern technology.

Cheers,

The AudioNotch Team

Great Article in the New Yorker on Tinnitus

Written by AudioNotch Team on May 05, 2012

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Jerome Groopman, author of “How Doctors Think,” has written as excellent article on tinnitus. Although somewhat dated, it points out an entirely new demographic of people suffering from the condition – veterans returning from war in the Middle East. Click here to jump to the article.