Hearing Health Blog
Tinnitus is a condition that causes a ringing, clicking or buzzing sound in the ears. Many people that experience this condition wonder if hearing aids can help to manage the symptoms and what the relationship between tinnitus and hearing loss is. There is a strong relationship between the two and around 80% of people with tinnitus will also experience some
What exactly is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a perceived noise or ringing sound in the ears. Sometimes, hearing loss may be due to tinnitus. The noise generally presents itself as a buzzing, roaring, clicking, hissing, or humming instead. It can also vary in pitch and volume and can affect either one or both ears. It may be present all the time, or
Realizing that you have tinnitus isn’t always a pleasant experience. Suddenly you hear unexplained noises in your ears that don’t appear to have an external source. And unlike in the past, they don’t go away. Instead, they persist, even at night, when you’re trying to get to sleep. Many people who get tinnitus, therefore, wonder whether the condition is temporary
There is no denying that hearing loss and tinnitus often go hand-in-hand. Around 80 percent of people that have tinnitus also experience some degree of hearing loss . Hearing loss may impact the signals your brain receives from the ear. These signals that are impacted can result in the brain experiencing unwanted activity, which is what is known as tinnitus.