Have you ever heard the term, “nothing but crickets”? It’s usually mentioned after someone tells a particularly bad joke, referencing that awkward pause where nobody makes a sound. For some tinnitus sufferers, it can have a more literal meaning. Tinnitus is a condition that causes a ringing or buzzing sound in the ears. This sensation… Continue reading How Can You Reduce Your Chances for Tinnitus?
Tinnitus is the awareness of sound in one or both ears, despite the presence of any external noises. Loud noises, excessive earwax, aging, ear infections, medications, blood pressure, and medical issues can all trigger tinnitus. Over 50 million Americans endure tinnitus, and it is a common health problem. There are no cures or prescription medications… Continue reading How To Lower Your Risk of Tinnitus
Tinnitus is a perceived ringing in the ears when no actual sound is present. The condition can also be described as a clicking, whistling, swooshing, buzzing, or hissing sound. No matter the exact type of sound that a tinnitus patient perceives, there is no doubt that the condition can be a frustrating one. In serious… Continue reading Handling Tinnitus in the Workplace
With over 20% of Americans reporting some form of tinnitus, this bothersome buzzing is quite a common problem. Unfortunately, tinnitus is often ignored and overlooked by many people suffering from the condition. It is estimated to affect up to 50 million people, leading to trouble sleeping, worsening quality of life, and even mental distress. To… Continue reading 3 Ways To Lower Your Risk of Tinnitus
“It is the working man who is the happy man.” -Benjamin Franklin It’s hard to argue that our work can be an important part of who we are. We may not always enjoy every minute of it, and we may occasionally dream of all that we’ll do when we retire from work, but the benefits… Continue reading Survey: Working With Tinnitus
Specific jobs carry a higher risk for tinnitus than others. If you are a carpenter, pilot, musician, or street worker, you are among those at high risk for the buzzing, hissing, and ringing associated with tinnitus. If you already have tinnitus, how does the condition affect your work performance? A British study indicates that 42%… Continue reading The Frustrations of Working With Tinnitus
Did you know that approximately 15% of the Americans are believed to have tinnitus? This ringing or buzzing in the ears is considered one of the most common health conditions in the nation. Unfortunately, there is no cure for tinnitus yet. This lack of a cure makes it that much more important to protect your… Continue reading 6 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Tinnitus
Chances are you’ve had a headache. The aching, pounding, squeezing pressure that is the result of allergies, stress, dehydration or any number of other reasons known and unknown. You may even be one of the millions with a headache disorder. According to the World Health Organization, Approximately 50% of adults have a current headache disorder… Continue reading Your Headache May Put You at Higher Risk of Tinnitus and Hearing loss
Many people around the world get headaches, some once or twice a year, others several times a week or even per day. Whether it’s a slow and gradual pain creeping up from tense shoulders as you sit at your desk working through a stack of paperwork, a mild annoyance you wake up with on occasion,… Continue reading When Your Headache Begins Whistling Dixie
The inner ear is a sensitive little thing, susceptible internally to infections, inflammation, and viruses. In addition to these, it’s also at risk of external sources such as explosions, dangerously loud music, and blasts of noise like emergency sirens. Even with proper protection, issues can crop up such as tinnitus or Meniere’s Disease, which is… Continue reading Is There Relief on the Horizon for Sufferers of Tinnitus and Meniere’s Disease?