Hearing Health Blog
According to the U.S. National Health Institute, nearly 10% of Americans experience Tinnitus - that is about 25 million people. With Tinnitus, an individual hears a constant noise that no one else can hear. Often times it is a buzzing, ringing or even a swooshing sound. In recent years, different celebrities from actor William Shatner to musician Pete Townshend of
Tinnitus is more common than you think. According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), over 50 million Americans experience some form of Tinnitus. That is about 15% of the population. Today let’s learn more about the condition and who is at risk for Tinnitus. What is Tinnitus? Often referred to as “ringing in the ears”, people with Tinnitus hear sounds
Tinnitus affects millions of Americans. Tinnitus is a constant ringing, buzzing or even swooshing noise that only the person suffering from Tinnitus can hear. Symptoms can be moderate to severe and periodic or chronic. Imagine trying to concentrate, speak or sleep when you are bombarded by a constant noise. The lack of quiet can impact your loved one’s ability to
Buzzing, swooshing and chirping in the ears are common noises heard by those with tinnitus. This ever-present noise can affect concentration, hearing and even sleep. Nearly 50 million people have tinnitus which is often caused by noise exposure. Tinnitus can also occur due to the natural aging process, and there is also a strong link between tinnitus and hearing loss.
Nearly 50 million Americans suffer from varying degrees of tinnitus according to the American Tinnitus Association. Tinnitus symptoms may include ringing in the ears or even humming, whooshing or buzzing sounds that only the individual can hear. Tinnitus can make sleeping, concentrating and hearing harder. Tinnitus is not a disease but actually a symptom of damage to the auditory system.
Tinnitus on the Rise in Adolescents Tinnitus, known as “ringing in the ears”, is becoming a growing health concern among teens and children. Listening to loud music and going to clubs and parties is putting adolescents at risk of permanent ringing in their ears. According to the Scientific Reports journal, 30% of 11 – 17 year olds surveyed reported persistent