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Caffeine intake is reported by many authors to enhance the perception of tinnitus. The aim of this study is to determine the effects of 1 month caffeine intake reduction in the scores of validated questionnaire Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) and in a visual-analog scale (VAS).
Condition or disease
Dietary Supplement: caffeine
A group of 50 patients who takes more than 3 small cups (50 ml) of caffeine daily and have tinnitus will be asked to reduce caffeine intake for 1 month. Scores of THI and VAS will be taken before and after this period.
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