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Memantine For Tinnitus

Written by AudioNotch Team on February 04, 2015

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Memantine is an NMDA channel blocker and is undergoing intense research to determine if it has high potential for treating tinnitus through pharmacological solutions. Research is studying the effect of memantine on NMDA currents that impact neurotransmissions and is evaluating the impact of memantine on the auditory brainstem response. The hope is that memantine for tinnitus will become a successful and common treatment option.

Maintaining Neurotransmitter Balance

Most people refer to tinnitus as a ringing in the ears. It is usually initiated by hair cell or nerve damage in the ear, called acoustic trauma. Other possible causes include: