TMS & Tinnitus

TMS Therapy is promising for those suffering from tinnitus

April 13, 2016

Research shows that TMS therapy might be used to augment existing tinnitus therapies and may provide an option for people who do not respond well to current management therapies. Tinnitus, the perception of ringing or other phantom sounds in the ears or head, is perceived by 10-15 percent of the adult population.

In this study, those who received the TMS treatment experienced a 31 percent decrease in their Tinnitus Functional Index (TFI) score at the 26 week follow-up, as compared to a 7 percent decrease experienced by the placebo group.

Read the entire post from the American Academy of Audiology.