Treating tinnitus with sound
Millions of people worldwide experience tinnitus, including many with hearing loss. The fact is, just wearing a hearing aid can help relieve tinnitus. As the hearing aid makes it easier to hear conversation, music and ambient sounds around you, the tinnitus is pushed to the background and becomes less noticeable. Alta2 Pro Ti hearing aids go further than this, employing built-in tinnitus management technology to keep the effects of tinnitus at a minimum.
Built-in Tinnitus SoundSupport™
It might sound counterintuitive, but one effective method for managing tinnitus actually involves adding sounds to the sound you already hear. Just as improved hearing can help push tinnitus to the background, carefully selected ‘relief sounds’ can help drown out tinnitus without themselves sounding unpleasant or even especially noticeable. In the Alta2 Pro Ti, our built-in Tinnitus SoundSupport™ technology generates a selection of carefully sculpted relief sounds you can hear directly through your hearing aid.
Broadband or ‘ocean’ relief sounds
Tinnitus SoundSupport™ provides both broadband relief sounds – including white, pink and red noise – and a selection of ocean-themed relief sounds. The neutral-sounding broadband options provide a steady background ambience without calling attention to themselves. The ocean sounds are more dynamic and are often found to have a soothing effect. Your hearing care professional will help you decide which relief sound is best for you.