Consumer guide to tinnitus is available online

Tinnitus, a distressing  condition that commonly accompanies hearing loss, is the subject of a new e-Guide for consumers published by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI).

Written by Richard Tyler, PhD, one of the world’s leading authorities on tinnitus, Your Guide to Tinnitus is available to consumers and to hearing professionals who want to share it with their patients. Just click on download this guide.

According to BHI’s latest MarkeTrak publication, there are 30 million people with persistent tinnitus in the United States; nearly half–13 million–of them are not aware of having hearing loss.

Tinnitus is one of the most searched health terms on the Internet, so it’s certain that this informative 14-page publication will be of great interest. The guide covers a number of topics, including: the definition of tinnitus, classification of tinnitus, impact of tinnitus, treatment efficacy including recent BHI findings on the mitigating impact of hearing aids on tinnitus, and helpful hints for managing tinnitus. More importantly, Your Guide to Tinnitus offers hope to people suffering from tinnitus.

Tyler is professor in both the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa. He is editor of three books on tinnitus, including The Consumer Handbook on Tinnitus published by Auricle Ink Publishers.

Previous BHI eGuides include: Your Guide to Better Hearing, A Guide to Your Child’s Hearing, Your Guide to Hearing Aids, Your Guide to Care and Maintenance of Hearing Aids, Your Guide to Financial Assistance for Hearing Aids, and Your Guide to Buying Hearing Aids.