What is Tinnitus and How to Manage itTinnitus is the sensation of hearing noise even when there isn’t any. The perception of this sound is different for everyone. Some people experience it as a buzzing and hissing, while others hear whistling and swooshing. However, tinnitus isn’t as much a condition as it is a symptom of an underlying condition, such as an ear injury or hearing loss.
If you suffer from tinnitus, know that you are not alone. In fact:
- 20 million people struggle with chronic tinnitus
- 40% of people with tinnitus experience it 80% of their day
- 2 million people have extreme and debilitating tinnitus
The Difference Between Hyperacusis and Tinnitus
Check out our blog post about the causes of hyperacusis and how to treat it.
Trouble Sleeping With Tinnitus
Falling asleep with tinnitus can seem hopeless. Check out our latest blog post with tips for sleeping with tinnitus for help.
Ready to Manage Your Tinnitus?
As it stands, there is no medication that can cure tinnitus. However, there are a variety of ways to treat and manage it. Because medication can come with an array of adverse side effects, we recommend asking your doctor about using SleepPhones® with masking sounds. Click here to browse our selection.