Routine MRI ruins a woman’s life by making her so sensitive to sound that she can’t go out in public

(Natural News) When a healthcare professional suggests that you need an MRI, try to get a second opinion first. If something goes wrong during the procedure, you might develop hearing conditions like hyperacusis and tinnitus. For example, Kathy McCain had no idea that she would go through a life-changing experience following what should have been a standard MRI...
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Conclusions: To our knowledge, this is the first study to investigate VS-related tinnitus with respect to both patients' hearing status and psychological condition. Our results suggest that tinnitus distress strongly affects VS patients' QoL and that its characteristics are similar to primary tinnitus. An intervention for VS-related tinnitus, therefore, should assess to what extent tinnitus bothers patients, and it should reduce any unpleasant emotions that may exacerbate symptoms. This approach should improve their QoL. Introduction Vestibular schwannoma (VS)—or acoustic neuroma—is a be...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 23 April 2019Source: Clinics and Research in Hepatology and GastroenterologyAuthor(s): D.J. Ouizeman, C. Fortier Beaulieu, S. Patouraux, A. Tran, T. Piche, R. Anty
Source: Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Conclusion IAC exostoses and osteomas are rare lesions that lead to insidious onset of debilitating symptoms from vestibulocochlear nerve dysfunction. Although the role of surgical decompression remains unclear, it appears that patients presenting with vertigo have more favorable response to surgical decompression as compared with those presenting with tinnitus and sensorineural hearing loss. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base - Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
We report two cases of TMJ herniation through the FH presenting with clicking tinnitus that were treated differently.DiscussionThe treatment of TMJ herniation depends on the presenting symptoms and the patient's willingness to undergo surgical correction. If surgical management is chosen, the bone can be obliterated using tragal cartilage and temporalis fascia.
Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
ConclusionsNone of the four GPMs was sensitive to the improvements in both speech reception and tinnitus that were associated with cochlear implantation. To capture fully the benefits of interventions for auditory disorders, developments of current GPMs would need to be sensitive to both the health-related and non-health-related aspects of auditory dysfunction.
Source: Quality of Life Research - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
Condition:   Tinnitus, Subjective Interventions:   Drug: OTO-313;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   Otonomy, Inc. Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 15 April 2019Source: Neuroscience &Biobehavioral ReviewsAuthor(s): Jeffrey Hullfish, William Sedley, Sven VannesteAbstractMore than 150 years have passed since Helmholtz first described perception as a process of unconscious inference about the causes of sensations. His ideas have since inspired a wealth of literature investigating the mechanisms underlying these inferences. In recent years, much of this work has converged on the notion that the brain is a hierarchical generative model of its environment that predicts sensations and updates itself based on prediction errors. Here, we ...
Source: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Audiology - Category: Audiology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: There was a strong relationship between tinnitus occurrence and TMDs. The findings implied the significance of exploring the signs of TMDs in patients with tinnitus as well as tinnitus in those who complain from temporomandibular disorders. PMID: 30991812 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: There is low-quality evidence for a positive effect of conservative temporomandibular disorders treatment on tinnitus complaints. The combination of splint therapy and exercise treatment is currently the best investigated treatment approach, showing a decrease in tinnitus severity and intensity. Despite the low level of evidence and the methodologic issues in the included studies, it is noteworthy that all included studies show positive treatment effects. PMID: 30978269 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Orofacial Pain - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: J Oral Facial Pain Headache Source Type: research
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