Frank MiuccioIT Director
Samantha CloseAlex ForbessJin HuangJillian KwongWilliam McClainLin ZhangEditorial Research Staff
Reverse My Tinnitus
White noise machines create soothing sounds, which can drown out the ringing or other persistent sensation in the ear. This device is perfect for sleeping because it can simulate natural sounds such as the rush of gentle waterfall or the churning of ocean waves. Similar to white noise machines, which create ambient sounds, humidifiers are also effective solutions. These common machines can cover distracting noises. Hearing aids are effective treatments for tinnitus because they help an individual to better hear actual sounds, rather than ringing sensations. Finally, there are alternative masking devices, which can be inserted internally into the ear and can also be employed to suppress uncomfortable noises.