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 on Long Island 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
Misalignment Of The Jaw
Conditions Such As Fibromyalgia, Hypo- Or Hyperthyroidism & Lyme Disease
Medication Side Effects
Otoxic Medications That Damage The Inner Ear
Head & 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. For more information or a complimentary hearing evaluation call any of out locations. We are “HEAR” your needs loud and clear.
Did You Know?
Vitamin B12 Deficiency Could Contribute to Tinnitus
The sound has otherwise been described as buzzing, whooping, humming, hissing, throbbing, music or singing.
A vitamin B12 deficiency is more prevalent in people who reach 60 years old and above. Have you been hearing a ringing in your ear? It could be a sign you’re lacking the nutrient.
Vitamin B12 is found in the foods you eat. Normally, the protein is absorbed in the gut to be used by the body. However, if you have a ringing in your ear, there may be a problem.
If you are have ringing in your ears, call us at any of our 10 locations throughout Long Island for a complimentary hearing evaluation.
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