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What Lifestyle Factors Influence Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is described as being a ringing or noise in the ears that isn’t caused by any nearby sounds. It’s a common problem that can affect some 15-20% of people and it’s often a symptom of an underlying condition. It might be an ear injury or perhaps simply to do with age.  Although it can […]

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What Is the Best Way to Manage Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is something that many people find challenging to manage. For some people, it is ever-present as ringing, buzzing, clicking or hissing in the ear. For others, it comes and goes. It is the perception of sound when there is no external noise. Tinnitus is not a disease or an illness in itself, but a […]

Three Things You Should Know About Tinnitus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 50 million Americans experience tinnitus. That’s over 15 percent of the U.S. population, or nearly one in every six of us. So what is this condition that affects so many people — and what can tinnitus sufferers do about it? We cover the basics here. 1. […]

All Ears: If I Have Tinnitus, Does It Mean I Also Have Hearing Loss?

Tinnitus is defined as “the hearing of sound when no external sound is present.” It is one of the most common complaints reported to hearing healthcare professionals. Certainly, tinnitus is associated with hearing loss. That doesn’t mean, though, that if one has tinnitus, hearing loss is also present. Why tinnitus and hearing loss typically come […]