Facts About Tinnitus

How much do you know about tinnitus?

Do you experience ringing in your ears? Maybe it isn’t ringing, but a roaring, whooshing, clicking, or hissing noise? If so, you may suffer from tinnitus, or the perception of sounds that have no external source. Learn more about this phenomenon:

Do you know?

  1. Fifty million adults are affected by tinnitus.
  2. Tinnitus causes disturbance / cause disturbance in their daily life.
  3. Men experience tinnitus more often than women.
  4. There are two types of tinnitus: subjective, in which only the person experiencing it can hear the sounds, and objective, in which the person experiencing it as well as others can hear the sound.
  5. Tinnitus is not a condition or illness, it’s a symptom that usually points to a larger hearing issue.
  6. 90% of people with tinnitus have some level of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).
  7. Hearing aids can often provide relief from the internal sensation of tinnitus

 

 

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