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Tinnitus is ringing, buzzing, whistling or hissing in one or both ears when there is no outside sound.

It can be continuous, come and go, or be pulsatile (beating). Many people can adjust to tinnitus, but for some it can become disabling. In many people tinnitus is related to hearing loss. Causes include damaged blood vessels or nerves, neck or jaw problems, medications, some cancers and age changes in the ear. There is no cure but treatments make it easier to live with. Follow the links below to find trusted information about tinnitus.

Last reviewed: February 2014

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Tinnitus Category: Ear, Nose and Throat Health Topic: Middle And Inner Ear Problems Send by email View as PDF Send by post Tinnitus is a physical condition, experienced as noises or ringing in the ears or head, when no such external physical noise is present

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Tinnitus | myVMC

Tinnitus is a ringing, swishing, or other type of noise that seems to originate in the ear or head

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Tinnitus is ringing or other noise in the ear(s) or head. Find out about the causes and treatments for this common problem.

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Tinnitus | Better Health Channel

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Hearing tests - Better Health Channel

A ringing sensation in the ears (tinnitus), or people complaining that you talk too loudly are signs you may need to have your hearing checked.

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Menieres Disease Menieres Disease Description In 1861, French physician Prosper Meniere described a condition that now bears his name

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ARPANSA - Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity Fact Sheet

Fact sheet - the scientific evidence does not establish that EHS symptoms are caused by exposure to low-level electromagnetic fields.

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Hearing Loss & Tinnitus - Whirled Foundation

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Meniere's disease has 4 typical symptoms: vertigo; hearing loss; tinnitus; and a sensation of fullness in the ear. Find out about causes and treatments.

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