When people talk about the different types of tinnitus, they are often referring to the different sounds that people experience. Yes, tinnitus can come in the form of ringing, hissing, static, crickets, whooshing, roaring, buzzing, and even music. But tinnitus is actually much more complex than that.
There are a variety of reasons why and how people experience tinnitus. While inner ear damage due to noise exposure is usually the first cause that comes to mind, tinnitus is also associated with certain health conditions and physical attributes in the body.
Unfortunately, there is no magical cure for tinnitus. But there are several ways you can work with an audiologist to come up with a treatment plan to manage the symptoms. Our next post will go into more detail about the ways we can help.
Check out the link below to hear some examples of what certain types of hearing loss and tinnitus sound like: