Mindfulness and tinnitus- part 2.

In my previous post I talked about mindfulness and how it may be useful to minimize the effects of tinnitus that a person may experience. I defined mindfulness according to the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, who wrote that mindfulness is “an awareness, cultivated by paying attention in a sustained and particular way- on purpose, in the…

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A three finger approach to hyperacusis

Working in a musicians’ clinic means that I see…. musicians.  Hearing loss prevention is the number one request, followed closely by a request for in-ear monitors.  But not far behind are inquiries about tinnitus and about hyperacusis. I must admit, like most of my audiology colleagues, that I know very little about hyperacusis.  It’s not…

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