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TMJ & Tinnitus

Ron Blue rcb1 at LEX.LCCC.EDU
Thu Sep 26 08:17:47 EST 1996

On 26 Sep 1996 dybala at utdallas.edu wrote:
> What about the fact that the drill could be loud enough and right
> next to the ear that it causes a loss.  How long do they use
> the drill and how loud is it?
I agree that nerve damage can occur.  But the ringing is really due
to correlational opponent-processing feedback from the brain trying
to control the hearing system which has been damaged.  This then creates
the ringing as an opponent wave.  
Ron Blue

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