Tinnitus refers to a ringing/buzzing/whistling noise in your ears.
Tinnitus is complicated process caused and aggravated by a number of factors such as:
hearing acuity, caffeine and nicotine. Many doctors will tell you that tinnitus cannot be cured which is true, however an audiologist can help to relieve the patients perception of tinnitus and in some case rid the patient of tinnitus perception entirely.
Treatment of tinnitus includes a combination strategy of counseling regarding the cause and aggravating factors as well as sound stimulation and tinnitus masking using hearing aids.
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