What is tinnitus?
Tinnitus affects more than 50 million Americans—nearly one in six people! It’s described as a sensation of sound in your ears when there’s nothing producing that noise. Most people describe it as a ringing; however, it can present as buzzing, whistling, chirping or other persistent sounds and sensations. The sensation can range in severity, from mild to intermittent.
Did you know?
Tinnitus is common, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. If you believe you’re suffering from tinnitus, visit our hearing center to learn more. Wondering how common tinnitus actually is? According to the American Tinnitus Association:
- 90% of people with tinnitus experience noise-induced hearing loss.
- 10% of all adults have experienced tinnitus in the past year.
- Nearly 12 million people experience tinnitus so severe they seek medical attention.
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Hearing loss affects more than your ability to hear—it affects your holistic health and wellbeing. Contact us today to get started on your journey to better aural health.