HealthDay - Dr. Smouha: “Combo Therapy May Help Ease 'Ringing in the Ears'”

New York, NY
 – May 24, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

One in five people suffers from tinnitus, the annoying and sometimes severely debilitating condition often referred to as "ringing in the ears," and new research may offer some hope for relief for these patients. Although the condition currently has no cure, researchers found that combining two existing therapies may help more than either single therapy alone. The strategies used in the study aren't new, noted Dr. Eric Smouha, an associate professor of otolaryngology and director of otology and neurotology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. However, the finding "shows hope for these people," he said. Learn more