When the White Noise app first went live in 2008, it went from being one of the first mobile apps to go live in the Apple store to the number one app in the fitness and health category. Eight years later and the White Noise app remains popular and now allows users to upload sounds from around the world. White Noise 7 is ad-supported, so no cost to download.
Dr. Harrison Lin, a researcher at the University of California, Irvine, notes that “the new study as well as a number of previous studies have point to noise exposure as the probable contributor to the issue.” Think that tinnitus is just a little ringing in your ears that will go away? Wrong. The study reported that “[m]ore than 33 per cent of respondents reported almost constant symptoms,” and those symptoms could interfere with “thinking, emotions, hearing, sleep and concentration.”
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