Do you hear a ringing, roaring, clicking, or hissing sound in your ears? Do you hear this sound often or all the time? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be experiencing Tinnitus (pronounced: ti-NIGHT-us or TIN-i-tus). The American Tinnitus Association describes Tinnitus as “the perception of sound when no actual external noise is present.” This is most commonly experienced in the form of a ringing sound, but the sound can also include interpretations such as buzzing, hissing, whistling, swooshing, and clicking. It is important to note as well that Tinnitus is not a condition itself, but actually a symptom of another underlying issue.
Roughly 50 million Americans have experienced tinnitus, a symptom associated with many forms of
First and most importantly, schedule an appointment to have your tinnitus evaluated. There may be other medical issues behind the tinnitus, and it is important to rule out anything else that may affect your overall health. At Hear-It-All, we have equipment available that allows us to diagnose tinnitus to the best of our ability, but most of the assessment is subjective as it is based on patient feedback.
Tinnitus therapy is designed to help you manage the noise in your ears. A careful review of your health history along with audiometric testing will lead to the most likely causes and best treatment for your tinnitus, including:
The next step to Tinnitus relief starts with your decision to seek help. If you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please fill out this THI (Tinnitus Handicap Inventory) form as well and bring it with you to your first appointment.