Are you Suffering from any of these symptoms as a result of Tinnitus? Free 15 Min Consultation.

    Mild to severe anxiety
    Insomnia
    Triggered fight or flight

  Depression
  Negative thinking
  Crying spells

  Hopelessness
  Suicidal thoughts
  Ringing in the ears

    Do you feel your family and friends don’t understand?
    Are you growing more isolated?
    Do you feel like life will never be the same?
    Are you refraining from activities that you enjoy?
    Are you fearful of losing your job?
    Do you find that your thoughts tend to be negative?

If you answered yes to 3 or more of these questions or symptoms, then we can help.
You may be a candidate for Tinnitus Cognitive Retraining Therapy, or TCRT.  Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R, with over 20 years of clinical experience, a New York University graduate, developed Tinnitus Cognitive Retraining Therapy and founded Tinnitus Cognitive Center in response to the growing number of Tinnitus sufferers coming to his private practice. He discovered that by helping people to retrain and reinterpret the thoughts around their Tinnitus, anxiety and depression symptoms began to improve. But even more important so did the Tinnitus.

Call us at (646) 213-2321 for a FREE consultation.


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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Tinnitus or Ear Infection?

If you have ringing in your ears, you could have an ear infection or you could be experiencing Tinnitus. You may even be experiencing both. Tinnitus is a symptom that can be caused by an ear infection. If this is the case, how do you know if what you have is Tinnitus; something that will not go away or something you will only experience for a short time?

Similarities of Tinnitus and Ear Infection

Look at the similarities between Tinnitus and ear infections. The only commonality is that ear infections are one of the things that can actually cause Tinnitus. The ear fills up with fluid, which blocks proper hearing and often creates more of an inner ear hearing problem. The signal receptors sending sound to the brain for interpretation can be mishearing sounds due to the fluid build-up with an ear infection. The differences, however, are much greater.Ear Infection

Differences

Differences are what make it easy to diagnose whether it is Tinnitus or an ear infection. An ear infection is temporary. You receive treatment and it goes away and you end up feeling better. The ringing in your ear goes away. However, if you have Tinnitus, even if you cure the ear infection, you are going to end up keeping the noise in your ears.

There is no cure for Tinnitus, unlike an ear infection. While there are treatment options, there is no way to get rid of the sounds completely. The treatment options could be as simple as a hearing aid or they may be as complicated as regular therapy. It really depends on the severity of the condition.

TinnitusTinnitus is a condition that around 15% of American’s will have to deal with. It comes from loud jobs, such as construction or lawn work. It can come from muscle spasms; it can even be caused by anxiety and stress. If you are dealing with any of these causes, your Tinnitus could be the symptom. You do not have to suffer from your symptoms. There are treatment options available that can help reduce the symptoms you are experiencing. Do not delay if you have ringing ears. There are Tinnitus treatment options available from over-the-counter medications to implants.

If you need a good Tinnitus doctor in New York City, contact us to schedule an appointment straight away.

Tinnitus Symptoms

What are the Symptoms of Tinnitus?

The symptoms of Tinnitus and Tinnitus treatment options are as varied as the people who suffer from this condition. The first step to understanding the symptoms of Tinnitus is to understand that this condition is actually a symptom. Numerous things can cause Tinnitus, from an ear infection to working in a job where there is a great deal of noise.

Tinnitus merely means a ringing sound in your ears, which cannot be immediately explained by external stimuli. You have nothing ringing around you, yet you hear it constantly. It can also be a variety of other sounds including clacking, chirping, buzzing, hissing, and even roaring. It can range from being very mild and almost unnoticeable; to being so loud you cannot hear anything else. Severe cases are extremely rare, despite how commonplace the condition is, with 15% of all Americans suffering from some form.

SymptomsTinnitus Symptoms

Symptoms include a variety of sound options, roaring, hissing, buzzing, chirping, clicking, clacking, and ringing. The sound can be a single tone or multi-tonal. It can go up and down in volume, depending on a wide range of factors. This leads to a variety of other symptoms.

Additional Symptoms

Additional symptoms include depression, irritability, trouble sleeping, and problems with concentrating. It can contribute to or be caused by certain types of hearing loss, so people often attribute hearing loss to one of the symptoms of Tinnitus.

There are numerous treatment options available, although currently there is no cure for the condition. This may be due to the numerous causes. However, numerous ringing ears treatment options have proven to be effective.

Tinnitus SymptomsIf you are suffering from ringing ears or Tinnitus don’t delay, don’t put off treatment for another day. You could be missing an increased quality of life. A properly-trained medical professional can diagnose your symptoms and help you create the perfect treatment plan for your needs. For more information or to schedule an appointment in the New York City area, contact our office of professionals.

Monthly Archives: December 2014

Tinnitus or Ear Infection?

If you have ringing in your ears, you could have an ear infection or you could be experiencing Tinnitus. You may even be experiencing both. Tinnitus is a symptom that can be caused by an ear infection. If this is the case, how do you know if what you have is Tinnitus; something that will not go away or something you will only experience for a short time?

Similarities of Tinnitus and Ear Infection

Look at the similarities between Tinnitus and ear infections. The only commonality is that ear infections are one of the things that can actually cause Tinnitus. The ear fills up with fluid, which blocks proper hearing and often creates more of an inner ear hearing problem. The signal receptors sending sound to the brain for interpretation can be mishearing sounds due to the fluid build-up with an ear infection. The differences, however, are much greater.Ear Infection

Differences

Differences are what make it easy to diagnose whether it is Tinnitus or an ear infection. An ear infection is temporary. You receive treatment and it goes away and you end up feeling better. The ringing in your ear goes away. However, if you have Tinnitus, even if you cure the ear infection, you are going to end up keeping the noise in your ears.

There is no cure for Tinnitus, unlike an ear infection. While there are treatment options, there is no way to get rid of the sounds completely. The treatment options could be as simple as a hearing aid or they may be as complicated as regular therapy. It really depends on the severity of the condition.

TinnitusTinnitus is a condition that around 15% of American’s will have to deal with. It comes from loud jobs, such as construction or lawn work. It can come from muscle spasms; it can even be caused by anxiety and stress. If you are dealing with any of these causes, your Tinnitus could be the symptom. You do not have to suffer from your symptoms. There are treatment options available that can help reduce the symptoms you are experiencing. Do not delay if you have ringing ears. There are Tinnitus treatment options available from over-the-counter medications to implants.

If you need a good Tinnitus doctor in New York City, contact us to schedule an appointment straight away.

Tinnitus Symptoms

What are the Symptoms of Tinnitus?

The symptoms of Tinnitus and Tinnitus treatment options are as varied as the people who suffer from this condition. The first step to understanding the symptoms of Tinnitus is to understand that this condition is actually a symptom. Numerous things can cause Tinnitus, from an ear infection to working in a job where there is a great deal of noise.

Tinnitus merely means a ringing sound in your ears, which cannot be immediately explained by external stimuli. You have nothing ringing around you, yet you hear it constantly. It can also be a variety of other sounds including clacking, chirping, buzzing, hissing, and even roaring. It can range from being very mild and almost unnoticeable; to being so loud you cannot hear anything else. Severe cases are extremely rare, despite how commonplace the condition is, with 15% of all Americans suffering from some form.

SymptomsTinnitus Symptoms

Symptoms include a variety of sound options, roaring, hissing, buzzing, chirping, clicking, clacking, and ringing. The sound can be a single tone or multi-tonal. It can go up and down in volume, depending on a wide range of factors. This leads to a variety of other symptoms.

Additional Symptoms

Additional symptoms include depression, irritability, trouble sleeping, and problems with concentrating. It can contribute to or be caused by certain types of hearing loss, so people often attribute hearing loss to one of the symptoms of Tinnitus.

There are numerous treatment options available, although currently there is no cure for the condition. This may be due to the numerous causes. However, numerous ringing ears treatment options have proven to be effective.

Tinnitus SymptomsIf you are suffering from ringing ears or Tinnitus don’t delay, don’t put off treatment for another day. You could be missing an increased quality of life. A properly-trained medical professional can diagnose your symptoms and help you create the perfect treatment plan for your needs. For more information or to schedule an appointment in the New York City area, contact our office of professionals.

Tinnitus Cognitive Center

Stephen Geller Katz, LCSW-R
19 West 34th Street
Penthouse Floor
New York, NY 10001


Call today for a consultation
646-213-2321