Cymbalta and Tinnitus, Hearing Loss

Question: "I have recently stopped my Cymbalta because it has affected my hearing.   My ears are sore, my left ear is blocked and both ears are hissing louder.   I can't hear at low levels like I used to." -- DepressedBiskitDownUnder...Read Full Post
Source: About.com Depression - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

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Authors: Rivera M, Porras-Segovia A, Rovira P, Molina E, Gutiérrez B, Cervilla J Abstract BACKGROUND: Life expectancy of people with depression is on average 15 years less than that of the general population. This excess of mortality is largely attributed to a deteriorated physical health. Evidence about the association between major depressive disorder (MDD) and physical health is still lacking in some areas. The aim of this study was to explore the association between MDD and physical health-related variables in southern Spain. METHODS: The PISMA-ep is a cross-sectional study based on community-dwellin...
Source: Journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Eur Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2019Source: European Psychiatry, Volume 60Author(s): Margarita Rivera, Alejandro Porras-Segovia, Paula Rovira, Esther Molina, Blanca Gutiérrez, Jorge CervillaAbstractBackgroundLife expectancy of people with depression is on average 15 years less than that of the general population. This excess of mortality is largely attributed to a deteriorated physical health. Evidence about the association between major depressive disorder (MDD) and physical health is still lacking in some areas. The aim of this study was to explore the association between MDD and physical health-related variables in sout...
Source: European Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Severe tinnitus has been shown to be strongly associated with depression and anxiety, and the only established approach to treat tinnitus is cognitive behavioral therapy. Our research group recently reported that the tinnitus-associated mental health bu...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Even though there are currently no treatments to get rid of tinnitus, or “ringing in the ears,” seeing a specialist may help decrease the distress and diminish the risk of suicide attempts.
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A new study from the Karolinska lnstitutet, in Stockholm, Sweden, has found of the nearly 900 women who reported having severe tinnitus, about 10% said they tried to take their own lives.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 -- Imagine a ringing in your ears so intense and unrelenting that you become desperate enough to try to kill yourself. That is a reality for some -- women in particular -- who suffer from severe tinnitus, new research...
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This study used responses to a questionnaire from about 72,000 adults in Sweden to examine whether an association with increased risk of suicide attempts might be different between men and women.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
This survey study evaluates whether there is an association between the sex of a patient with tinnitus and self-reported suicidal behavior.
Source: JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2019Source: Neuroscience LettersAuthor(s): Yaping XuAbstractThe study investigated the alteration of brain functional connectivity (FC) patterns and analyzed the relationship between FC and psychological statue in pulsatile tinnitus (PT) patients by resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging. The eligible PT patients (29) and healthy subjects (29) were enrolled. Brain activity, FC and clinical characteristics, including tinnitus handicap inventory, duration, sleep quality, anxiety, and depression were evaluated. A significantly increased brain activity in the left cerebe...
Source: Neuroscience Letters - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Conclusions Overall, the results of this study indicate that the K-TPFQ is reliable and valid. Therefore, the current translated version of the K-TPFQ is applicable to subjects with Korean as their 1st language and proves to be a useful tinnitus questionnaire. PMID: 31021659 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: American Journal of Audiology - Category: Audiology Authors: Tags: Am J Audiol Source Type: research
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