Do you struggle with a ringing noise in your ears? Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing a sound when there is actually no external sound present. It affects millions of people across the globe, and can range from being temporary or constant, mild, severe, gradual or sudden. While for some people it can be an occasionally irritating sound, for others, tinnitus can be debilitating and interfere with your ability to sleep, concentrate or hear external sound.
Some of the common types of perceived noises caused by tinnitus include:
Tinnitus itself isn’t a condition – it can be a symptom of an ear injury, hearing loss or a circulatory system disorder. For many people, tinnitus treatment can improve their symptoms.
If you think you may be experiencing tinnitus symptoms then you should visit your doctor or licensed hearing care professional. They will perform a thorough assessment to help you determine the best tinnitus treatment. This could include:
While tinnitus isn’t always the result of something you can easily prevent, by taking certain precautions you can help yourself avoid certain kinds of tinnitus from starting.
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