Link Between Adult ADHD and Tinnitus

Discussion in 'Research News' started by Sound Wave, Nov 6, 2014.

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Do you have trouble focusing on tasks?

  1. Yes

    10 vote(s)
    66.7%
  2. No

    5 vote(s)
    33.3%
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    1. Sound Wave
      Curious

      Sound Wave Member Benefactor Team Tech

      Location:
      Finland
      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Probably headphones
      This is a great article about the rise of ADHD by New York Times. It says for example:

      "The adults with A.D.H.D. had significantly fewer D2 and D3 receptors (two specific subtypes of dopamine receptors) in their reward circuits than did healthy controls"

      ...and interestingly, these two D2 and D3 receptors are also associated with tinnitus. See for example this study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21433025

      I know I have challenges in focusing and attention. I don't know if this is ADHD or not, but my T started around times when I registered I had harder times focusing on tasks. These neurological findings seem to support a potential link. Any other potential / diagnosed ADHD T-suffererers here?

      http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/11/0...phone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share&_r=2&referrer
       
    2. In my book i had you as a super focused guy Sound:nailbiting:. I have harder to focus on things post T but not before.
       
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    3. Sound Wave
      Curious

      Sound Wave Member Benefactor Team Tech

      Location:
      Finland
      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Probably headphones
      I wish! :) It's true that T makes focusing even harder. I will start mindfulness to train my 'attention muscle'. For just some reason I am procastinating this as well... :)
       

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