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Guide To Tinnitus

Tinnitus CureTinnitus is most commonly referred to as ‘ringing in the ears’ and can be defined as the conscious experience of noise with no apparent external source.  Experiences of tinnitus are very common across all age groups (especially following exposure to loud noise).

Do You Suffer From Tinnitus?

Tinnitus can vary in the way it sounds, its severity, as well as its annoyance. Ringing, chirping, or even clicking sounds may occur a few times a month or many times in one day; for a few moments or hours; or can even be constant. For some individuals, tinnitus may also have a pulsating or repetitive pattern. Mild tinnitus is common - about 10 per cent of the population have it all the time and, in up to one per cent of adults, this may affect the quality of their life.

Tinnitus Cure

Tinnitus can be an involved and no ‘magic wand’ treatment exists.  There are however, many treatment options available to help you understand your tinnitus better and provide relief. Your GP or hearing healthcare professional may discuss one of the following:

Tick Lifestyle Changes - tinnitus triggered or aggravated by stress, could be managed by seeking further support to deal with the cause of the stress. Changes in diet and exercise routines may also be recommended by your GP.  

Tick Hearing Aids - those with hearing impairment may find that wearing a hearing aid can help mask their tinnitus via additional amplification.

Tick Sound Therapy - deliberate use of sound to reduce the perception or awareness of tinnitus or alleviate the distress associated with it can be classed as sound therapy. Sound therapy is one of the easiest things you can do for yourself if you don’t need professional help or are unable to access it. There are a broad range of devices available on the market providing background noise to reduce the perception of tinnitus.

These can include:

Tinnitus Aids

Hearing Direct ™ stocks a range of tinnitus relief aids that are medically tested to treat tinnitus.

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