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Most Common Causes of Tinnitus

The causes of tinnitus are extremely varied, explaining in part why the condition can be so difficult to treat. Tinnitus isnít technically a disease, but a symptom of an underlying cause. In some cases this cause can be determined, and treatment of the cause will stop the ringing. But in other cases the cause is less obvious and a number of different techniques should be used to manage the problem.

Here is a quick guide to some of the most common causes of tinnitus:

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Causes of Ringing in the Ears

Causes of Ringing in the Ears

The causes of ringing in the ears are extremely varied, and aren’t always simple to understand. Firstly, ringing in the ears can mean a number of things, including a hissing sound, a buzzing, whistling, roaring or rushing sound. In fact, it can include a wide range of different sounds – all of which tend to have a negative effect on the life of the sufferer.

The Causes of Ringing in the Ears

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Causes of Tinnitus: Most Common Factors

Causes of Tinnitus: Most Common Factors

The causes of tinnitus can be extremely varied. If you’ve started to experience a ringing in your ears, then it’s important to start looking towards reasons why it may have started. It could be down to an underlying health problem, though sometimes there may not be an obvious reason. Here is a quick guide to the most common causes of the condition.

Cochlea Damage

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American Tinnitus Association: An Introduction

American Tinnitus Association: An Introduction

The American Tinnitus Association has been set up to provide help to those who suffer from tinnitus – a ringing in the ears. When you have to live with this condition day in, day out, it can be a real challenge – especially when the causes and treatments for the condition can be so complex and hard to understand.

Tinnitus affects people all around the world, from all walks of life. Although it’s most commonly association with those older in age, it can happen to anyone. For example, William Shatner, from Star Trek fame, developed the condition after a prop exploded and damaged the nerves within his ear. He is just one of the supporters of the work of the American Tinnitus Association, and what it does to make sure that sufferers don’t feel alone.

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Ringing in Ears Cause: Get to the Bottom of the Problem

Ringing in Ears Cause: Get to the Bottom of the Problem

Finding the ringing in ears cause can often be difficult, though the good news is that the cause is not usually harmful. Although ringing in ears (tinnitus) is usually associated with older people, there are a number of reasons why anyone could develop this condition.

Nerve Damage

This is the most common cause of tinnitus, meaning that the nerves inside the inner ear have been damaged. When this happens, the brain can interpret abnormal impulses in the nerves as sound, creating the “ringing” commonly experienced from tinnitus.

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Ringing in the Ear: An Introduction to Tinnitus

Ringing in the Ear: An Introduction to Tinnitus

Tinnitus (or ringing in the ear), commonly thought of as a hearing problem, is actually a nervous system disorder that has many causes. The common symptom that groups the various causes into one ailment is a persistent perception of a ringing sound. Mild cases manifest as background noise and are mostly just annoying and more severe cases can be loud enough to interfere with hearing normal sounds.

There are dozens of causes of Tinnitus, which is actually a group of symptoms rather than a specific disease. Here are a few of them grouped into categories.

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