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TINNITUS

TINNITUS Tinnitus refers to a condition where an individual may hear sensations of sounds which are not actually present or there is no source of it. These sounds are usually have very different characteristics . Most of the people report ringing , hissing, buzzing or clicking kind of sounds. The tinnitus may go away itself.



Causes



Tinnitus is often caused by a temporary or permanent loss of hearing. Temporary hearing loss and the tinnitus that it creates can sometimes be blamed on an earwax blockage within the ear canal, exposure to loud noise, a ruptured eardrum, temporomandibular joint or jaw disorders, or an injury to the head or neck.If these causes of temporary hearing loss are fixed, the tinnitus often may goes away. A permanent decrease in hearing is often the result of hearing loss due to age related or from continual exposure to excessive noise, cardiovascular disorders that affect blood flow within the head or Ménière's disease, In these situations, tinnitus is often present.



Treatment:

Currently there is no cure for tinnitus, but there are several ways that it can be managed.

Tinnitus retraining therapy

Hearing aids

Sound therapy

Yoga & Meditation