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Hearing management

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is characterised by a persistent sound in one ear or both ears. It's usually a ringing sound in the ears, but can also be a hissing, roaring or clicking. Learn more about tinnitus symptoms, management and treatment here.

How magnesium may help prevent tinnitus

When nerve cells in the inner ear die the auditory cortex in the brain keeps on relaying sound to the brain, resulting in tinnitus, even when there’s no signal from the ear.

Do you have ringing in your ears?

One in every five people experiences ringing, buzzing or whistling sounds in their ears, known as tinnitus. Learn more about this condition.

Managing tinnitus using mindfulness

Leading audiologist Susan Swart discusses the use of mindfulness as a technique for coping with tinnitus, a ringing or noise in the ears. Mindfulness involves an awareness of oneself and one's body in the present, consciously and without passing judgement.

Focusing on tinnitus

In a series of articles, Health24's resident Hearing Expert, Tarryn Richardson, will talk about tinnitus - a condition that causes ringing or buzzing in the ears.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is characterised by a persistent sound in one ear or both ears.

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Hearing Expert

Minette Lister graduated with a Bachelor of Communication Pathology (Audiology) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville in 2015. Thereafter, she completed her compulsory year of community service at Phoenix Assessment and Therapy Centre in Durban. In 2017, Minette started working for Thompson and Hoffman Audiology Inc. She is passionate about working with children and adults to diagnose and manage hearing loss using state of the art technology. Minette offers hearing screening programmes for newborn and high-risk babies, as well as school-aged children, in order to decrease the incidence of late or unidentified hearing loss.

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