You do not have to live with ringing in your ears.
What is Tinnitus?
Tinnitus is the term for hearing noises in the ears or in the head. It is often described as a buzzing, ringing, whistling, hissing, or other type of sound. Tinnitus can be constant or episodic, high pitched or low pitched, steady in volume or fluctuating in volume. It can even change throughout the day in the type of sound you hear. Tinnitus is a natural phenomenon experienced by 50 million Americans. Persistent tinnitus, which can become debilitating, affects approximately 30 million Americans.
Causes of Tinnitus
It’s important to know that tinnitus itself is not a disease, but rather a symptom of another underlying condition. There are several causes of tinnitus, including:
Tinnitus Treatment in Naperville
Although there is no cure for tinnitus, there are a few treatment options that can help alleviate the ringing in your ears. We will work with you to identify potential causes for your tinnitus and discover a way to reduce the impact tinnitus has on your daily life. Even with professional help from an audiologist who specializes in tinnitus, it may be necessary to try different approaches separately or in combination.
At Revolution Hearing, we offer a few tinnitus treatment options to help manage/decrease the perception of ringing in the ears.
Our solutions include:
Tips for Tinnitus Relief
Here are a few helpful tips that can alleviate constant ear ringing that you can try at home.
Yes, tinnitus has been shown to be connected to stress. If you are experiencing tinnitus your stress levels may raise and as your stress increases so will your symptoms of tinnitus. It is a cycle that should be addressed as soon as possible. Practicing mindfulness and finding ways to manage tinnitus is a good way to help lower your stress and decrease the perception of ringing in your ears.
If you suffer from spring and summer allergies, you may experience bursts of tinnitus. When the small blood vessels in your ear swell due to allergies, you can experience symptoms of tinnitus. Often times tinnitus caused by allergies is only temporary and should go away on its own.
Diabetes can be associated with tinnitus. The inner ear is dependent on glucose metabolism in the bloodstream and can be impacted by high blood sugar. Individuals with diabetes may be more susceptible to hearing loss which can be a cause of tinnitus. Tinnitus can also be impacted by high levels of insulin. If you have diabetes, it’s important to schedule regular hearing evaluations because your chance of hearing loss is higher.
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