Tinnitus is not a symptom to ignore. It can be a sign of hearing loss or other health issues. It can be treated, but only if the underlying cause is identified.
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Tinnitus is a common problem.Tinnitus can be caused by several things, from something as simple as a buildup of ear wax to something far more serious, like a head injury.
The 5 Most Common Tinnitus Triggers • Noise – Excessively loud noise,can cause short term ringing in the ears. It can also make existing tinnitus worse. lack of background noise can make the ringing more noticeable. • Excessive Ear Wax – In the case of an overproduction of Earwax , the accumulation of earwax can put pressure on the eardrum and affect the way it vibrates.
Stress and Fatigue – Headaches, inflammation in the ear area are common when stress and fatigue are present and can contribute to a worsening of symptoms. • Medications – Certain medications can affect on the inner ear.If you think tinnitus might be worse because of a medication speak with your doctor • Smoking cigarettes - Smoking narrows the blood vessels.In some cases, the lack of oxygenated blood that reaches the inner ear can induce or exaggerate tinnitus.
Tinnitus is not a symptom to ignore.it can be treated, but only if the underlying cause is identified. This can’t happen without the help of an ENT specialist.
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