A noise in the ears or head, usually described as crickets, whistle, steam, sometimes a roaring, but may also be voices. May accompany middle ear, cochlear, or even CANS disorders. If there is hearing loss, a hearing aid often helps. Sometimes maskers, TRT, or Neuromonics device, or other devices help retrain the brain so this becomes a nonissue. Within this family of disorders may also be found HYPERACUSIS and a new one - MISOPHONIA. In hyperacusis, they are unusually sensitive to sounds at levels that would normally not be bothersome. In misophonia, they react to certain sounds, and can almost become violent in their dislike.