Experiencing Ringing in the Ear?

by Chris Bjorklund

You may be one of the 50 million Americans affected by tinnitus. Tinnitus sufferers often describe hearing a ringing, buzzing, hissing, clicking, roaring, or beeping, although there is no external noise creating it. Tinnitus can be a result of hearing loss after exposure to excessive or loud noises as well as stress. I know people who have complained about this for years.

According to audiologist Mark Sanford, owner of the Better Hearing Centers, tinnitus is a treatable condition. With a success rate of 80-85% respectively tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) and Neuromonics are two options that are clinically proven for long-term, significant relief of tinnitus. In fact the Veterans Administration is now using Neuromonics for returning veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. If your physician has ruled out a medical cause for your tinnitus, consult an audiologist who specializes in tinnitus therapy to learn more.