Mild cases of tinnitus are usually not noticeable and easily treatable. But severe cases of tinnitus can greatly interrupt a person’s activities of daily living. At times, concentrating or even sleeping can become impossible.
Mobidoctor physicians are here to help diagnose your condition and help you find ways to alleviate your symptoms through medications and lifestyle management.
Most tinnitus sufferers experience a constant ringing sound in their ears. But actually, this sound could also be a buzzing or humming sound, as long as it is not caused by the environment you’re currently in.
At times, tinnitus and hearing loss may occur side-by-side. You may notice some problems with your hearing simultaneously as your tinnitus symptoms progress.
No exact cause of tinnitus exists for most people. But one of the most common tinnitus causes is constant exposure to loud noises, such as when you:
Tinnitus may also be caused by other factors such as wax build-up in the ears or an ear infection. At times, the condition is actually a symptom of age-related hearing loss.
Treatment for tinnitus is focused on eliminating the identified causes of the condition:
You can get expert advice from our Mobidoctor panel of physicians to help you manage and deal with your tinnitus.