You Are Not Alone
Are you or someone you know experiencing ringing in the ears? Have you been told that you need to “learn to live with it?” If so, you are not alone. The American Tinnitus Association estimates that more than 50 million Americans experience tinnitus. Of these, 12 million have tinnitus that is severe enough to seek medical attention. Furthermore, approximately two million persons have tinnitus that is so debilitating they cannot function in their daily lives.
What Is Tinnitus
Defined as the perception of sound when no external sound is present, tinnitus is often referred to as “ringing in the ears” although some people hear hissing, roaring, whistling, chirping or clicking sounds. It can be intermittent or constant, with single or changing frequencies. Because there are so many causes of tinnitus, it is important to be thoroughly evaluated to determine what exactly …