OTOLARYNGOLOGY

Stress-Related Blood Biomarkers

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Fig. 6.1 Blunted response of tinnitus patients to experimental stress. Reprinted with permission from (Hebert and Lupien 2007) In tinnitus patients, the post-TSST cortisol peak is reduced, and it occurs…

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Animal Models of Stress and Tinnitus

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Fig. 5.1 Simplified representation of the classic hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis. ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone, CRF corticotropin-releasing factor. Redrawn and simplified from Basappa et al. (2012) The HPA axis involves adaptation to…

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Circadian Influences on the Auditory System

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Fig. 4.1 Peripheral clocks and regulation of circadian physiology. The suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) is the major pacemaker of the circadian system that receives photic information directly from the retina and…

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Stress-Related Tinnitus Treatment Protocols

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Fig. 8.1 The neurophysiological model The neurophysiological model is based on the idea that conditioned fear responses elicited by the tinnitus precept are the cause for tinnitus becoming bothersome. 8.3.3…

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Outcome Measures Associated with Perceived Stress

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Fig. 9.1 Correspondence between patient-reported symptoms of tinnitus and the diagnostic symptoms of anxiety and depression. Symptoms of tinnitus are based on a qualitative analysis of patient-reported complaints collated by…

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Introduction

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Medical conditions Otological, infectious Otitis media, labyrinthitis, mastoiditis Otological, neoplastic Vestibular schwannoma, meningioma Otological, labyrinthine Sensorineural hearing loss, Ménière’s disease, vestibular vertigo Otological, other Impacted cerumen, otosclerosis, presbycusis, noise exposure…

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