Tinnitus Prevention, Treatment, and Management- Which Treatment is Right For You?
Tinnitus Prevention, Treatment, and Management – Which is right for you?

What is Tinnitus & What are the Signs of it?

Tinnitus is a condition where you experience ringing, buzzing or other noise in your ears. It can be caused by a variety of things such as hearing loss, ear wax, ear infections and medication.

Tinnitus is usually harmless but can sometimes be incapacitating or even dangerous.

Tinnitus is a condition where you experience ringing, buzzing or other noise in your ears.

The most common signs of this condition are:

– A constant ringing sensation in the head

– A constant high pitched tone in the ear that is not present when the environment is silent

– Headaches and dizziness

– A feeling of a blocked ear and/or muffled hearing

Treating Tinnitus in 3 Steps

Tinnitus is often defined as the perception of sound in the absence of an external source of sound, while some people feel it as a ringing in their ears.

Tinnitus is usually harmless but can sometimes be incapacitating or even dangerous.

There are three steps that are recommended for treating tinnitus: identifying the cause, relieving the symptoms, and realizing that there is no cure yet.

There are three steps that are recommended for treating tinnitus: identifying the cause, relieving the symptoms, and realizing that there is no cure yet.

Some causes of tinnitus include earwax buildup, head injury, infection, blood vessels near the ear, heredity factors and medications. However, most cases of tinnitus are attributed to age-related hearing loss or exposure to loud noises.

Tinnitus is usually harmless but can sometimes be incapacitating or even dangerous.

Can we Cure Tinnitus?

Whilst there is no cure for tinnitus, there is a lot you can do to try to minimize the effect of tinnitus on your health and well-being.

Keep tinnitus under control with the following treatment tips:

• Avoid exposure to loud noise such as concerts, clubs, and fireworks • Try wearing ear plugs when going out to these places • Get more rest and exercise • Improve your diet & stay hydrated • Use relaxation techniques to manage stress & anxiety • Have your hearing checked and your tinnitus assessed by a Tinnitus specialist Audiologist

Ability Hearing and Balance is an independent, Tasmanian owned hearing clinic located across Tasmania. Our Tinnitus specialist audiologists can assess your hearing and tinnitus, and advise you on the many treatment options available to help you manage your tinnitus so it doesn’t have to be debilitating.

We value you as individuals. Contact us on 1300 EAR PRO (1300 327 776) to see why our clients choose to trust us with their hearing needs.

Nick and Heidi Modrovich – Principal Audiologists & Owners of Ability Hearing and Balance
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