Not only in industrialized countries a large number of individuals is suffering from tinnitus. Depending on a variety of factors such as tinnitus pitch or perceived loudness, this unwanted ringing noise can have a significant impact on people's well-being. Up to now there does not seem to exists a cure for tinnitus, and this can - at least partly - be attributed to the fact that tinnitus itself is a very complex phenomenon that can stem from a variety of sources.
Fight Tinnitus With Notched Music
Recent scientific publications indicate that listening to Notched Music can significantly decrease the individually perceived tinnitus loudness. In this inexpensive and pleasant approach patients listen to their favorite music, from which a certain frequency band, centered around the tinnitus frequency, has been removed. Various clinical studies show that listening to Notched Music for roughly 60 minutes per day over a period of six month could strongly decrease the tinnitus loudness. The principle of Notched Music is depicted in the following figures.
The original idea behind notched music is that patients listen to their favorite music from which a small, tailor-made frequency band around the tinnitus has been removed.
Notched Music Audio Example
Suppressed Frequency Band
2000 Hz - 40000 Hz
This audio file was generated with the Tinnitus Notched Tunes App.
Your Own Notched Music Therapy
The freely available Tinnitus Notched Tunes App allows anybody to create their own Notched Music. If you are intending to use Notched Music to fight your tinnitus, you should