Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 15%-20% of people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself, it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder.
Although bothersome, tinnitus usually isn't a sign of something serious. Although it can worsen with age, tinnitus can improve with treatment for most people. Treating an identified underlying cause sometimes helps. Other treatments reduce or mask the noise, making tinnitus less noticeable. Contact us so we can help can help with a sound therapy program individualized to help alleviate tinnitus.