My shopping cart
Your cart is currently empty.Continue Shopping
At ADCO our focus is to serve as a resource for those living with a hearing loss other conditions of the ear. Our product specialists answer questions pertaining to tinnitus on a near-daily basis, and we have gathered together to create this comprehensive guide on HOW the tinnitus maskers that we offer can help you, or someone you know, in coping with the effects of tinnitus.
Tinnitus is the perception of noise, most commonly ringing, in the ears but tinnitus itself is not an actual condition – it is a symptom. For most, tinnitus Is the symptom of an underlying condition such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury, or a circulatory system disorder1.
Although tinnitus is not considered a serious condition, it can have serious effects on your quality of life. These phantom noises can range from clicking to hissing to even roaring (and a vast array of sounds in between) and result in a decrease in concentration, difficulty sleeping, and significant impacts to mental health. Before we discuss how the tinnitus maskers we offer can provide some relief, it is important to first discuss when you should seek medical help.
The use of a tinnitus masker will not address medical issues – you should always seek the advice of a medical professional.
The use of a tinnitus masker is considered a “sound-based therapy” to help you cope with the impacts that tinnitus is having on your daily life. While a masker is NOT a cure, it can help in a number of ways:
If you feel that you may benefit from a masker, it can be overwhelming to sort through the many options available to you.
At ADCO we offer a large selection of tinnitus masking devices and accessories, but we understand that finding the right option can be difficult. To assist, here are some questions that you should ask yourself before you attempt to narrow down the options:
Armed with answers to these questions, you are well prepared to easily narrow down your options and find the perfect solution for you. But if you are not completely certain, here are some additional resources:
1Mayo Clinic | Diseases & Conditions, Tinnitus: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tinnitus/symptoms-causes/syc-20350156
2American Tinnitus Association | Sound Therapies: https://www.ata.org/managing-your-tinnitus/treatment-options/sound-therapies