Ear protection is NOT enough! Symptoms following blast injury to the ear include tinnitus, pain, vertigo and hearing loss.
In the largest U.S. clinical trial of its kind funded by the Veterans Affairs (VA) Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, researchers at the VA Portland Medical Center and Oregon Health & Science University found that transcranial magnetic stimulation significantly improved tinnitus symptoms for more than half of study participants. Their findings were published today in the journal JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery.
Read more… Magnetic pulses to the brain deliver long-lasting relief for tinnitus patients. Courtesy of Science Daily.