Tinnitus from the perspective of a patient


  • Juan Andrés Maroto Domínguez Editor Blog Acúfenos Otín Lucas - Colaborador de la Institución de Investigación y Estudios Abulenses Gran Duque de Alba (Sección de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud) https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7744-756X




tinnitus, sound therapies, tinnitus research, tinnitus treatment


I suffer from tinnitus since many years ago. I am one of millions with this rather incapacitating and adverse problem. In a similar way to many other patients, I reached the vast information existing in forums and websites, with an interest in analyzing, studying, and researching the subject of tinnitus. This allowed me to get insights into drugs ototoxicity, sound therapies, and counselling, as well as to implement tutorial videos. Thus, the main goal of this article is both to provide to other patients my own testimony as a tinnitus sufferer and to show to the tinnitus specialists the studies and research that have allowed me to suggest a musical neuromodulation therapy. Furthermore, a call to the therapeutic community is made about the necessity of implementing a common protocol of tinnitus treatment, both in primary and specialized care, with a special reference to the scientific community to continue researching on the mechanisms and future therapies of tinnitus.


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How to Cite

Maroto Domínguez, J. A. (2018). Tinnitus from the perspective of a patient. Loquens, 5(2), e055. https://doi.org/10.3989/loquens.2018.055