What does tinnitus and ELF have to do with each other?

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I have tinnitus and I was playing around with a tone generator in the 2 to 400 Hz range, and I noticed a modulation of the tone of the ringing in my ears.  At 2.73 Hz and again at 43.23 Hz as measured by the tone generator there was a distinctive warble in the ringing in my ears.  I also had a sensation of increased pressure in my ears at those frequencies.

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Re: What does tinnitus and ELF have to do with each other?
« Reply #1 on: 31/08/2014 23:38:15 »
... a distinctive warble in the ringing in my ears.  I also had a sensation of increased pressure in my ears at those frequencies.

If slightly different frequencies were simultaneously played in each ear then you get the "binaural beats" effect ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binaural_beats
« Last Edit: 31/08/2014 23:42:39 by RD »