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What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus
March 2, 2020 - 9:00am / By christina

What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus, pronounced “Tin-A-tus”, is the term in medicine for when a patient hears sound despite there being no external source. Typically, only the sufferer of tinnitus can hear the sound in question, which is usually a “ringing”. It has also been described as hissing, buzzing, whistling, rustling, and more.

What You Should Know About Tinnitus

  • 50 Million adults suffer
  • It is the #1 disability for veterans
  • It can occur at any age – appearing suddenly or progressing slowly
  • The most common causes include: Impulse sound, injury, or ototoxic medications

Options for sufferers of tinnitus include:

  • Hearing aids
  • Sound therapy
  • Ear irrigation – if it is caused by earwax
  • Antibiotics – if it is caused by infected
  • Medications – if it is caused by an underlying condition such as anxiety

If you think you are experiencing tinnitus, contact Beltone Skoric Hearing Aid Center at (888) 417-2130 to learn more about our news article posts. If you need to schedule a free hearing test or have any questions, contact us online here.

 


Contact Beltone Skoric Hearing Aid Center at (888) 417-2130 to learn more about our news article posts. If you need to schedule a free hearing test or have any questions, contact us online here.