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What is the cause of the condition known as tinnitus or ringing in the ears?

What person or organization is making the most inroads in the study and research of the condition known as tinnitus?

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Damage to the eardrum for loud and sustained noise levels. I know this from personal experience but this is not a medical website. For more medical info go to WebMD.com

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I being having like a drums or a thumbing sounds on my right ear. Never before had one no pain or fever just that anoint sounds all day long


try not using headphones or listening to loud music for a few days if the sound goes away then you have been damaging your ears with too loud sound. If the problem persists see a doctor as you may have Tinnitus or other hearing/medical disorder that a doctor should have a look at.

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What is the problem with loud noise when it comes to ears? Can it really do damage or is that just a story made up by people who hate loud music?


It’s actually been medically proven that prolonged
exposure to loud music and loud sounds can damage hearing in the long run.
Obviously trauma to the ear from something like an explosion can cause
immediate hearing loss, but music etc is more likely to cause a slow
deterioration.

It’s highly recommended to use ear protection when
engaging in very loud level activities such as mowing the lawn.
A study has also shown that listening to music while
exercising can cause further damage to hearing as the blood flow during
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I have been diagnoses with tinnitus. Are there things that make it worse?


Yes if you have Tinnitus it can be really uncomfortable and stressful - here is a list of things to try and avoid;

1. Loud noise - this can worsen the situation as it can damage your hearing

2. Stress and exhaustion - can just make you more sensitive to the condition

3. Medications - some medications can aggravate the condition

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Try this site:
http://www.curefortinnitus.com/

Many sufferers make use of self-help treatments such as:
  • Maskingthe tinnitus with competing sounds, such as low music (using personalheadphones) clocks, or other noises such as ‘white noise’ generators.This makes it easier to ignore the tinnitus, help concentration andsleep.
  • Useof hearing aids for hearing loss - being able to hear sounds you cannotnormally hear may help override the tinnitus noise
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy can help people to change their response and lower their awareness of tinnitus.
  • Deliberately trying to concentrate on something else and to ignore the tinnitus
  • Stress management - stress and fatigue can make the condition worse.
  • Avoidance of alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, and certain foods that are known to aggravate tinnitus.
  • Use of earplugs, earmuffs and avoiding loud noise to limit further damage to the ears.
We are actually not supposed to provide medical/legal advice on this site, but I just thought this may help you. Hope it does :)

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