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    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.

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Category Archives: Tinnitus sounds

Hearing High Pitched Frequencies: Do You Have Tinnitus?

Tinnitus and High Pitched Frequencies definitely go together as the noises you hear due to Tinnitus range from very low to high frequencies. Sometimes, sounds tend to get so disturbing that they affect your day-to-day chores and responsibilities. Tinnitus is a very common symptom that people experience before suffering from hearing loss. Nonetheless, there are many other reasons why this symptom aggravates.

Tinnitus is the tingling sound you feel in your ear, sometimes accompanied by other repetitive sounds. Sure, at the moment, even another person can hear the same sound, but this is very rare. To know if you have tinnitus and the symptoms of it, read further below.

Tinnitus High Pitched Frequencies
(Source)

Common Tinnitus Symptoms

Tinnitus itself is a symptom, as many people perceive it as a disease. When you have tinnitus, you will experience different internal sounds in the ear that create a ringing sound. The ringing sound is the most common, but there are also other sounds such as humming, hissing, clicking, buzzing, and roaring. The intensity of these sounds can vary as they start with a low pitch before reaching high frequencies. These sounds interfere with your ability to hear properly and concentrate on other sounds in the environment, such as the sound of another person speaking. Sometimes, you may also experience whooshing sounds that go along with your heartbeat. Pulsatile tinnitus is when the person standing next to you can hear the sounds as well, and it signals that you should undergo a proper medical examination.

Causes of Tinnitus

There are many different causes of tinnitus, but further research is needed to identify the main causes behind this symptom. Mentioned below are a few common causes of tinnitus:

Consumption of Medicines

Certain types of medication could lead to tinnitus or even make the condition worse. This usually happens when you consume high amounts of antibiotics and aspirin. In most cases, the noise subsides when you stop taking the medication. Many other drugs, such as antidepressants, water pills, and cancer medication, can cause tinnitus.

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a major health condition that occurs when the hair cells in your inner ear break away. The movement of these hair cells triggers the brain to hear sounds. These hair cells tend to grow weak or break due to old age or injuries due to exposure to excessively loud sounds. Consequently, they leak and send electrical impulses to your brain.

Ear Wax Blockage

When a lot of wax gathers in your ear, your ear canals tend to suffer from blockage, which leads to tinnitus. This also means dirt and other materials accumulating in your ear, causing an ear blockage.

Injuries

Head and neck injuries are another possible cause of tinnitus that causes trauma in your inner ear. This trauma leads to ear nerves suffering from damage, eventually causing tinnitus.

Tinnitus High Pitched Frequencies
(Source)

Changes in Ear Bone

Sometimes, your ear bone structure may suffer from changes. When this happens, the bones in your middle ear start growing stiff. This stiffness may sometimes occur also due to abnormal bone growth, which is a genetic condition, and it ultimately leads to tinnitus.

Other Causes

Tinnitus High Pitched Frequencies: The Right Time to Get Medical Help

Sometimes, tinnitus can get so extreme that you require professional medical help to deal with symptoms. When you are experiencing a progression in hearing loss or start feeling dizzy, it’s a sign that you should get some medical help. A person with tinnitus is prone to severe mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety. This feeling grows worse with time, as without proper mental well-being, it’s not possible to control the symptoms of tinnitus. Instead, it can take over your daily functioning, inhibiting day-to-day activities. This is a sign that you must consult a doctor, and he/she will provide adequate treatments for tinnitus.

Tinnitus High Pitched Frequencies: Final Thoughts

For sure, tinnitus and high pitched frequency link with each other, and the moment you start hearing these high-frequency sounds, it’s time to get medical help. The causes are right in front of you and might give you an idea as to why you may be experiencing tinnitus. But it’s best to go to a professional and find out more about your symptoms. Tinnitus is a serious symptom, and it’s important that you achieve the right care.

Stephen Geller Katz LCSW
646-213-2321

Visit Tinnitus Cognitive Center for more information

Types of Tinnitus Sounds

Tinnitus soundsThe tinnitus sounds can be of varying types. There is no specific guideline for recognition of tinnitus sounds. But according to the type of sound experience during tinnitus, various categories have been made to distinguish between different types of tinnitus.

Tinnitus considered as the melodious sound in medical terminology. The common type of symptomatic sound people experience is whooshing, buzzing and ringing. The sound is said to appear by the varying physical movement. Some people encounter sound by simple head shake while a lot of victims experience the sudden occurrence of noises in the ear without any movement.

Type of sounds you may experience in tinnitus

Pulsatile Tinnitus and Its Sound

This type of sound synchronizes with your heartbeat. The Pulsatile tinnitus forces you to listen to heartbeat rate and always intimate you to aware of blood flow rate. This even provides you the feeling of blood flow changes via sounds.

Tinnitus sounds

Musical Tinnitus and Its Sound

Musical sound is also known as hallucination and false auditory exposure. This musical tinnitus occurs in people who experience hearing disability in the past. This false rhythmic sound created by victim auditory response and sometimes people experience multiple choirs tones in a melodious form. It also appears in people who have no previous hearing disability but the probability of occurrence increase in noise sensitive people.

Low-Frequency Tinnitus and Its Sound

The low-frequency tinnitus is quite puzzling in which the victim find difficulty in understanding the internal and external sounds. However, the tone of the sound seems as that the low octaves is playing on the piano and imitate as murmuring, rumbling, humming and deep droning. This type of tinnitus can be hazardous as it can reduce your cognitive ability and concentration because in this case your ear unable to differentiate surrounds sounds.

Subjective Tinnitus and Its Sound

In this type of tinnitus, you may experience very long episodes of sounds. Subjective tinnitus enables you to hear intense exposure of sounds. The frequent sufferer of this type of tinnitus is recommended to wear hearing aids to avoid intermittent ringing and buzzing. This annoying ringing sensation can cause trouble in your daily activity as it outstrips internal and environmental noises.

Somatic Tinnitus and Its Sound

Somatic tinnitus usually occurs by physical movement and stimulus. It is often caused by a dental problem and by muscle deformity. But this type of tinnitus can be avoided by adopting few preventive measures such as sound therapy and other hypnosis techniques.

Management Therapy

Tinnitus soundsIt is almost impossible to aid tinnitus by medication, but you can still combat your condition by involving healthy and effective practices in your lifestyle. Relaxation and Hypnotherapeutic treatment can help you to a certain extent. However, these techniques certainly not alleviate your symptoms but it can overcome some buzzing sensation in your eardrum. You can also add some food to your diet to ease tinnitus because some veggies and whole grains have found to be effective in case of frequent episodes of tinnitus.

Call today for a free 15 min phone consultation 646-213-2321

Category Archives: Tinnitus sounds

Hearing High Pitched Frequencies: Do You Have Tinnitus?

Tinnitus and High Pitched Frequencies definitely go together as the noises you hear due to Tinnitus range from very low to high frequencies. Sometimes, sounds tend to get so disturbing that they affect your day-to-day chores and responsibilities. Tinnitus is a very common symptom that people experience before suffering from hearing loss. Nonetheless, there are many other reasons why this symptom aggravates.

Tinnitus is the tingling sound you feel in your ear, sometimes accompanied by other repetitive sounds. Sure, at the moment, even another person can hear the same sound, but this is very rare. To know if you have tinnitus and the symptoms of it, read further below.

Tinnitus High Pitched Frequencies
(Source)

Common Tinnitus Symptoms

Tinnitus itself is a symptom, as many people perceive it as a disease. When you have tinnitus, you will experience different internal sounds in the ear that create a ringing sound. The ringing sound is the most common, but there are also other sounds such as humming, hissing, clicking, buzzing, and roaring. The intensity of these sounds can vary as they start with a low pitch before reaching high frequencies. These sounds interfere with your ability to hear properly and concentrate on other sounds in the environment, such as the sound of another person speaking. Sometimes, you may also experience whooshing sounds that go along with your heartbeat. Pulsatile tinnitus is when the person standing next to you can hear the sounds as well, and it signals that you should undergo a proper medical examination.

Causes of Tinnitus

There are many different causes of tinnitus, but further research is needed to identify the main causes behind this symptom. Mentioned below are a few common causes of tinnitus:

Consumption of Medicines

Certain types of medication could lead to tinnitus or even make the condition worse. This usually happens when you consume high amounts of antibiotics and aspirin. In most cases, the noise subsides when you stop taking the medication. Many other drugs, such as antidepressants, water pills, and cancer medication, can cause tinnitus.

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a major health condition that occurs when the hair cells in your inner ear break away. The movement of these hair cells triggers the brain to hear sounds. These hair cells tend to grow weak or break due to old age or injuries due to exposure to excessively loud sounds. Consequently, they leak and send electrical impulses to your brain.

Ear Wax Blockage

When a lot of wax gathers in your ear, your ear canals tend to suffer from blockage, which leads to tinnitus. This also means dirt and other materials accumulating in your ear, causing an ear blockage.

Injuries

Head and neck injuries are another possible cause of tinnitus that causes trauma in your inner ear. This trauma leads to ear nerves suffering from damage, eventually causing tinnitus.

Tinnitus High Pitched Frequencies
(Source)

Changes in Ear Bone

Sometimes, your ear bone structure may suffer from changes. When this happens, the bones in your middle ear start growing stiff. This stiffness may sometimes occur also due to abnormal bone growth, which is a genetic condition, and it ultimately leads to tinnitus.

Other Causes

Tinnitus High Pitched Frequencies: The Right Time to Get Medical Help

Sometimes, tinnitus can get so extreme that you require professional medical help to deal with symptoms. When you are experiencing a progression in hearing loss or start feeling dizzy, it’s a sign that you should get some medical help. A person with tinnitus is prone to severe mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety. This feeling grows worse with time, as without proper mental well-being, it’s not possible to control the symptoms of tinnitus. Instead, it can take over your daily functioning, inhibiting day-to-day activities. This is a sign that you must consult a doctor, and he/she will provide adequate treatments for tinnitus.

Tinnitus High Pitched Frequencies: Final Thoughts

For sure, tinnitus and high pitched frequency link with each other, and the moment you start hearing these high-frequency sounds, it’s time to get medical help. The causes are right in front of you and might give you an idea as to why you may be experiencing tinnitus. But it’s best to go to a professional and find out more about your symptoms. Tinnitus is a serious symptom, and it’s important that you achieve the right care.

Stephen Geller Katz LCSW
646-213-2321

Visit Tinnitus Cognitive Center for more information

Types of Tinnitus Sounds

Tinnitus soundsThe tinnitus sounds can be of varying types. There is no specific guideline for recognition of tinnitus sounds. But according to the type of sound experience during tinnitus, various categories have been made to distinguish between different types of tinnitus.

Tinnitus considered as the melodious sound in medical terminology. The common type of symptomatic sound people experience is whooshing, buzzing and ringing. The sound is said to appear by the varying physical movement. Some people encounter sound by simple head shake while a lot of victims experience the sudden occurrence of noises in the ear without any movement.

Type of sounds you may experience in tinnitus

Pulsatile Tinnitus and Its Sound

This type of sound synchronizes with your heartbeat. The Pulsatile tinnitus forces you to listen to heartbeat rate and always intimate you to aware of blood flow rate. This even provides you the feeling of blood flow changes via sounds.

Tinnitus sounds

Musical Tinnitus and Its Sound

Musical sound is also known as hallucination and false auditory exposure. This musical tinnitus occurs in people who experience hearing disability in the past. This false rhythmic sound created by victim auditory response and sometimes people experience multiple choirs tones in a melodious form. It also appears in people who have no previous hearing disability but the probability of occurrence increase in noise sensitive people.

Low-Frequency Tinnitus and Its Sound

The low-frequency tinnitus is quite puzzling in which the victim find difficulty in understanding the internal and external sounds. However, the tone of the sound seems as that the low octaves is playing on the piano and imitate as murmuring, rumbling, humming and deep droning. This type of tinnitus can be hazardous as it can reduce your cognitive ability and concentration because in this case your ear unable to differentiate surrounds sounds.

Subjective Tinnitus and Its Sound

In this type of tinnitus, you may experience very long episodes of sounds. Subjective tinnitus enables you to hear intense exposure of sounds. The frequent sufferer of this type of tinnitus is recommended to wear hearing aids to avoid intermittent ringing and buzzing. This annoying ringing sensation can cause trouble in your daily activity as it outstrips internal and environmental noises.

Somatic Tinnitus and Its Sound

Somatic tinnitus usually occurs by physical movement and stimulus. It is often caused by a dental problem and by muscle deformity. But this type of tinnitus can be avoided by adopting few preventive measures such as sound therapy and other hypnosis techniques.

Management Therapy

Tinnitus soundsIt is almost impossible to aid tinnitus by medication, but you can still combat your condition by involving healthy and effective practices in your lifestyle. Relaxation and Hypnotherapeutic treatment can help you to a certain extent. However, these techniques certainly not alleviate your symptoms but it can overcome some buzzing sensation in your eardrum. You can also add some food to your diet to ease tinnitus because some veggies and whole grains have found to be effective in case of frequent episodes of tinnitus.

Call today for a free 15 min phone consultation 646-213-2321

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