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What is ringing in the ears?

What is tinnitus?

It is when you feel a ringing sound or other noises in one or both ears.

the sound you feel when you have tinnitus is not external and other people do not hear it

Tinnitus is a common problem, affecting between 15% and 20% of the population and is particularly prevalent in older adults.

types of tinnitus sounds:

1.- Snapping (muscle)

2.- Buzzing (blood vessels + high blood pressure)

3.- ringing with low tone

4.- ringing with low tone


They are usually due to an underlying condition or are hidden.

1.- Age-related hearing loss

2.- A lesion of the ear: TU of the auditory nerve (acoustic neurinoma).

3.- Acute otitis media

4.- Earwax plug

Medications: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antibiotics (aminoglycoside)

cancer drugs, diuretics, and antidepressants.

Other less frequent causes:

meniere's disease, eustachian tube dysfunction, temporomandibular joint disorder, blood vessel disorders (arteriosclerosis) and chronic conditions such as diabetes, thyroid problems, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus.


Exposure to loud noises

2.- Age: as you get older

3.- sex: it is more frequent in men.

4.- tobacco and alcohol consumption


1.- fatigue

2.- stress

3.- insomnia

4.- memory and concentration problems

5.- anxiety

6.- headache


the diagnosis of tinnitus is usually based on the symptoms of tinnitus

1.- Hearing test

2.- otoneurological examination

3.-imaging tests T.C or R.M.


1.- Eliminate the underlying cause of the ears

2.- fitting of hearing aids

3.- noise inhibition (with classical music)

4.- Psychological Counseling to control anxiety

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