What Causes Tinnitus?

Woman suffering with tinnitus

Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing a noise in your ears despite no real sound being present in the environment. It can be experienced differently by different people. Some hear it as a ringing while others may describe a noise more like buzzing, chirping, roaring, hissing, clicking, or whistling. The

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Potential Groundbreaking Treatment for Tinnitus

The American Academy of Audiology1 has announced what they call ground-breaking news in the search for treatments for tinnitus. The AAO reported that scientists at the University of Michigan discovered that “precisely-timed sound stimulation coupled with weak electrical pulses delivered to the neck or cheeks” could bring relief from tinnitus.

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Bilateral Tinnitus Is Hereditary

Tinnitus affects nearly 50 million Americans. For nearly 20 million people, it is a chronic condition with little relief and two million people are debilitated by extreme cases of it. According to the American Tinnitus Association, tinnitus is usually described as a ringing in the ears but can manifest as

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