Tinnitus Pro: Music Therapy iPhone App

Discussion in 'Alternative Treatments and Research' started by Danny, Mar 20, 2013.

tinnitus forum
    1. Danny
      Fine

      Danny Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Near Toronto Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      2012
      Hello,

      just for your information, I recently purchased an app from Apple for my iPhone called Tinnitus Pro, cost about $10, the product is developed by PRO-Medical.

      It allows you to set and preset "notched music" to your specific loudness at any particular time.

      I've been using this product for about a month now, and seems to work better with headphones as opposed to ear buds, good quality ear phones!

      I play songs that I know have a lot of high frequency sounds in them as my tinnitus sounds are in the 8500k range, on this product you can see where the music is being notched and what frequency is being withheld.

      I don't know if it's working yet but for $10 it was worth a try. If it doesn't work in the months to come I still enjoy listening to my songs and masking tracks.

      Check it out, costs nothing to look at at, just remember I don't endorse this product yet, I've only been using it for about a month.
       
    2. Ellen

      Ellen Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      01/2013
      Thanks, Danny! US$10 is an ok price to experience what notched music is all about.

      When you say you play songs that you know have a lot of hi freq sounds in them, does that mean gentle songs or classical music are ruled out? Do you use the app to identify the appropriate songs?

      Do we provide all our own music, or are there already some incorporated music that comes with the app as well?


      I read the literature, extract below but not quite clear..

      Amsterdam, Netherlands - The therapy is called Notched Music Therapy and exposes tinnitus patients to music that has been modified, or "notched," to contain no energy surrounding the individual tinnitus frequency. The app, Tinnitus Pro, enables users to easily find their personal tinnitus frequency. The app then automatically does the rest. Tinnitus Pro filters out one octave of audio exactly around the individual's tinnitus frequency. Users can listen to their own, favorite music on their iPhone, and over time will benefit from a significant reduction in the loudness of their tinnitus. Each week users are alerted to rate the loudness of their tinnitus, while the time spent listening to the "notched" music is measured; over time this shows the progress of the therapy.

      Tinnitus Pro is an easy-to-use app which can reduce tinnitus loudness.
       
    3. Danny
      Fine

      Danny Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Near Toronto Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      2012
      Yes very easy to use, as for the music I use it's how I'm feeling on any particular day. Sometimes Bookes and Dunn, Beatles, Elton John, Queen....I also use Sound Healing when I've had a very stressful day at work, it's a 45 minute track that just out and out helps shut my body down, but remember to turn off your phone absolute quiet is recommened www.brainsync.com/sound healing this helps me. I have noticed that the Tinnitus pro works better with a good quality set of head phones as opposed to ear buds, you can actually hear what octave has been removed by playing in normal and using Tinnitus pro by using head phones. ( siennhiezer ) I hope this helps, once again I just put it out there, I don't endorse this product because I have only been using it for only a month but I don't think that it hurts.
      Thank You
       
    4. Danny
      Fine

      Danny Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Near Toronto Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      2012
      Forgot to mention this, but I'm sure you know DON'T play the music louder than your sound, you must be able to hear both the music and your sound togetgher, apparently helps with the habutatiion process.:)
       
    5. DomUnique

      DomUnique Member

      Location:
      So Cal
      Tinnitus Since:
      June 5, 2013
      I got it and like to use with the extended version of waterfall 3hz sounds that I got on iTunes. Its an hour long track of waterfalls. Also want to note that the spectrum analyzer in the app isn't accurate. It makes it seem like its notching out the wrong frequency on the spectrum but when I tested with another spectrum analyzer It was notching out the right frequency it was saying it was in the read out. It was freaking me out that those two didn't match up at first.
       
    6. Danny
      Fine

      Danny Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Near Toronto Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      2012

      Hey for 10$ US its worth a try, seems to work ok on my phone, only complaint that I have is that it eats my battery much more quickly that the music player on my iphone.
       
    7. Esko
      Wishful

      Esko Member

      Location:
      Sweden
      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2012
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Rock concert. No hearing loss identified.
      Is there a way to notch multiple frequencies with Tinnitus Pro? I bought it earlier but didn't find a way to do that. I have made three presets, but can only select one at a time.
       
    8. Danny
      Fine

      Danny Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Near Toronto Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      2012
      Hi Esko

      Not that I know of, I also have about 5 presets also, you can really mess with your hearing by playing around with it, but I think for $10 it's a pretty good tool overall.
       
    9. Joey Lodes

      Joey Lodes Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Years , recent Spike
      Just bought it this week. Hoping for the best, for all of us.
       
    10. Ring Ding

      Ring Ding Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      1985
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown
      Anyone have any positive results with this ?

      I was just advised by a doctor to try it. I am a bit unsure if now would be the best time because I also have hyperacusis and music in general sounds like shit to me and I can't play it at even a medium volume.
       
    11. Arrojo

      Arrojo Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      1990
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      One too many rock concerts
      It's $20 (19.99 actually) not $10. Seems a tad pricey.
       
    12. Ricardo1991
      Fine

      Ricardo1991 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      01/2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Signs seem to point to head/ neck injury!
      Hey did anybody have any success with this? Thinking of trying it, way cheaper than Tinnitracks lol
       

Share This Page

Loading...
If you have ringing ears then you've come to the right place. We are a friendly tinnitus support board, dedicated to helping you discuss and understand what tinnitus treatments may work for you.