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How can we better treat tinnitus and hearing loss as a side effect of hydroxychloroquine and other medications?

Tinnitus and hearing loss can occur as a side effect of hydroxychloroquine and other medications, which are frequently prescribed to treat symptoms of Sjögren's and lupus. This study would focus on identifying how we can reduce the risk of these hearing-related symptoms and investigate potential ways to restore full hearing.

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How can we better treat tinnitus and hearing loss as a side effect of hydroxychloroquine and other medications?

Tinnitus and hearing loss can occur as a side effect of hydroxychloroquine and other medications, which are frequently prescribed to treat symptoms of Sjögren's and lupus. This study would focus on identifying how we can reduce the risk of these hearing-related symptoms and investigate potential ways to restore full hearing.

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Is Tinnitus really the result of loud noise or fluid problems in the inner ear or could it be a Cardiovascular issue

I would design a study of 50 adults 25 with Tinnitus and 25 without. We would place one group of the individual in a room with loud noises for a month at a time and monitor any changes with the hearing. Meanwhile, the other group would be swimmers for a month at a time. We would have ENTs to run multiple tests to see if there is any change. Our goal would be to see if the theory is really true that Tinnitus truly... more »

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