Echo Audiology: Hearing & Audiology Clinic Orléans

How Long Does Tinnitus Last?

While there is no definitive answer to this question, the duration of this symptom depends on its cause and severity. For example, noise-induced tinnitus could be temporary or occasional, whereas, if there is more severe damage over time to the hearing system, tinnitus could be more of a permanent symptom.     Is Tinnitus Permanent

How to Manage Tinnitus

Unsure how to manage tinnitus? If you have this symptom, your first step is to consult with an Audiologist who is known to provide tinnitus consultations and who has experience working with patients who have tinnitus. As an Audiologist, a full hearing assessment and a full intake of your health history will help determine if

What are Common Misconceptions or Myths about Tinnitus

Tinnitus is something that is not often discussed, and thus, this unfortunately leads to many common misconceptions about tinnitus.   In our experience, about 75% of our patients with tinnitus only started reporting it and talking about it because of friend of theirs brought it up one day, and they realized they weren’t the only

Causes of Tinnitus

What are the causes of tinnitus? It turns out that tinnitus can be caused by a lot of various conditions. The most common causes of tinnitus would be conditions linked to the ear or to your hearing. As an example, sometimes tinnitus is simply caused by a build-up of wax in your ears or an

What is Tinnitus?

What is tinnitus? If you have ever gone out to a concert and noticed a ringing in your ears at the end of the night, we call this tinnitus. Tinnitus is the perception of a sound, in the absence of an external source. In other words, you are hearing a sound that no one else

Learn the 3 Types of Hearing Loss and How You Can Address It

Hearing Loss Hearing loss typically produces a decrease in the perception and understanding of sound, particularly under challenging listening conditions such as background noise. The perception of both simple and complex sounds (ie: speech and music) is usually affected. Hearing loss may also be associated with different types of health problems. Essentially, there are 3