A treatment for tinnitus includes an electrode that delivers stimulation to the tongue while headphones play white noise
Neuromod Devices Limited
A device that stimulates the ears and tongue could help reduce the severity of tinnitus, a hearing disorder where people perceive phantom noises such as ringing in their ears.
The device, developed by Irish firm Neuromod Devices Limited, includes headphones which play a sequence of tones and white noise into the wearer’s ears, as well as a small mouthpiece that simultaneously provides electrical stimulation to the tongue.
“We need more treatment options for tinnitus that can be conveniently …