Although there is no cure for tinnitus, that does not mean that we cannot help you manage your symptoms.  No cure DOES NOT MEAN no hope!

What is tinnitus?

Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the ears or head when there is no external source of sound present. Come clients will report a “ringing” or “buzzing” in the ear. Tinnitus can take on a variety of forms such as ringing, buzzing, whooshing, humming, whistling etc. It can be constant, or come and go. It can be experienced in both ears or just one.

What causes tinnitus?

Although we do not understand the exact mechanism of tinnitus and how it is caused, we know that there are certain factors that can trigger the onset of tinnitus:

  • exposure to loud sounds
  • sudden impact noises
  • reaction to medication
  • aging
  • emotional distress
  • head / neck injuries