Tinnitus refers to the perception of noise by the affected person –and studies have shown that 1 in 5 people are affected by it. But it isn’t a medical condition in itself but it is instead a symptom of an underlying health issue, which can be an ear injury or age-related hearing loss.
Indeed, the determination of the cause of tinnitus is a must for formulating an effective treatment plan. When we say “effective treatment plan”, we don’t necessarily mean that the ringing, buzzing, or clicking noises will be completely eliminated. In some cases, the symptoms can only improve in the sense that these noises are reduced in severity, frequency and duration. Continue reading
Tinnitus Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
Tinnitus is characterized by ringing or tingling in the ears and it’s common among men and women over the age of 50. However, it isn’t strictly a medical condition and more of a symptom signifying circulatory system disorder, hearing loss or another ear injury.
The most common symptoms are phantom noises, which can be hissing, clicking, roaring, buzzing or ringing, and the pitch can be a high squealing noise or low, and it may manifest in one or both ears. The sounds may come and go or be a constant presence. Continue reading