Tinnitus is commonly referred to as "ringing in the ears." It is experienced by most people at some point in their lives, even those with normal hearing. However, when tinnitus starts to negatively effect your day-to-day living, it is necessary to seek medical attention. Tinnitus can be a by product of loud exposure, accidents, ear infections, aging, medication, stress and more.
Tinnitus typically presents itself as:
- A buzzing or ringing in the ears
- A hissing or roaring sound
- Whooshing or clicking noises
There are many types of tinnitus, and it can vary in the way it sounds and how long it lasts. Tinnitus can trigger a negative emotional response which can affect your nervous system. Anxiety, sleep disturbance, depression and poor concentration are all possible outcomes of Tinnitus.
There are many available treatment options for Tinnitus, The first step is to make an appointment today if you think you might suffer from Tinnitus.