If you say to yourself ”I have tinnitus” you may also ask ”what can I do about it?”
What should I do if I experience tinnitus? Can my tinnitus be treated or cured?
If you suffer from tinnitus, you are not alone. Hundreds of millions of people in the world live with tinnitus and experience sounds in their heads and constant ringing, buzzing or whistling in their ears that are not related to external sounds.
Unfortunately, at present there is no cure for tinnitus. There is no pill, no diet, no surgery that can cure or reduce tinnitus. Many say that they can treat tinnitus, say that they have a treatment that can cure or reduce tinnitus, but so far there is no scientifically proven treatment against tinnitus. So if you have tinnitus, it is there to stay.
Some are greatly affected by their tinnitus while others are not bothered by it that much and experience only weak tinnitus.
Living with tinnitus can be difficult, but you can learn to live with your tinnitus and coping strategies can help. Many people learn to live with their tinnitus, even though it is strong.
Tinnitus and hearing loss
Surveys have shown that there is often a connection between tinnitus and hearing loss. Many people suffering from tinnitus also suffer from hearing loss.
If you think that you have both tinnitus and a hearing loss, the best advice is to contact a hearing health professional to get your hearing checked. If an examination shows that you have both tinnitus and a hearing loss, you may benefit from using hearing aids.
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