Tinnitus: What It Is and How to Treat It


It is a condition that is related to your ear. Some of you might have used to listen something every now and then whereas there is no actual sound present. Ringing clicking, hiss or roaring sound inside your ear 24 hours a day that is not stopping even after doing everything about it then tinnitus is to blamed for it. This condition is normally effects those person who are the above age of 50.

This is a condition where your ear gets affected and the reason of this condition may be vary but its most common cause is noise-induced hearing loss. Apart of that there are other causes as well such as ear infection, stress, head and neck injury and many of these like causes that affect your ear and hearing. Some people think that tinnitus could be the cause of deafness but that’s not true as well.

It doesn’t causes deafness but yes, sometimes you may find it Young doctor examining patient's earshard to hear low noise voice because there are already so many sounds buzzing in your ear and this sound affects your hearing. Tinnitus is not an illness itself but it is a group of disease that cause this condition that may include brain tumor and other tumor near the year, ear wax buildup, loud noise exposure, pregnancy, anemia, blood flow problems etc.

In this condition your ear gets affected with various kind of sound such as roaring, hissing, clicking, ringing, buzzing and these sounds could be real trouble for you as it could put you in psychological pressure, could be the cause of stress and unwell feeling every now and then. There are two kinds of tinnitus:

Types of Tinnitus


  • Subjective Tinnitus:  It is a most common type of tinnitus that affects 1 in every 5 people. This is a type of tinnitus that only you can hear the non-existence voice. This condition is caused by the problem with your hearing nerves.
  • Objective Tinnitus: This is a kind of tinnitus that only your physician can hear during the examination of your ear. It is a very rare type of tinnitus and may be cause by the blood vessels problems.

Symptoms of this health condition can be psychological disturbance as well. It can make you the victim of stressful life. Even cause you problems with society, emotional consequences and even depression as well. There is no scientific known treatment available for tinnitus but there are many physicians as well as pharmaceutical companies claim to cure this condition they are not effective treatment as well.  If your tinnitus is caused by underlying health problems then treating this kind of tinnitus will help reduce the noise in your ear.

Earwax removal can reduce the symptoms of tinnitus. Some kind of medication can also be the cause of tinnitus. If you feel that this problem is causing just because of the drug you are using. Then you should stop using those kinds of medication or else it will deteriorate your condition to worsen. Therefore it is necessary for you to treat this condition. Take care of your ear as soon as possible. Because if it get to its worse condition then it would be very difficult to treat it.

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