Tinnitus is an audiological condition that causes a person to hear a sound when there is no external cause of the sound. Often referred to as ringing in the ears, the condition affects one person in five, and does not have a cure; Ear Works Audiology is here to help
Tinnitus may be a constant or intermittent sound. There may be a single or multiple tones, and the volume can range from subtle to loud. The exact cause of tinnitus is unknown, but the following can contribute to or worsen the condition:
- Exposure to loud noise that damages cilia in the inner ear
- Wax build-up
- Misalignment of the jaw
- Conditions such as fibromyalgia, hypo- or hyperthyroidism, and Lyme disease
- Medication side effects
- Otoxic medications that damage the inner ear
- Cardiovascular disease
- Head and neck trauma
Ear Works Audiology offers a comprehensive tinnitus treatment program for Long Island, New York residents. Our audiologists offer a variety of methods to treat tinnitus, including hearing aids and sound therapy.
Make an appointment with us to discuss any issues related to tinnitus and how we may help you. We’ll determine the triggers of your tinnitus and find the treatment or combination of treatments that work best for you. Our goal is to help you hear better and live better.