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Tin­ni­tus can cause suf­fer­ers on­go­ing tor­ment

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T in­ni­tus is the term used for sounds com­ing from in­side your head rather than out­side in the en­vi­ron­ment. Sounds bad It’s not just ring­ing in the ears but in­cludes a range of other mad­den­ing noises: l Buzzing l Hum­ming l Whoosh­ing l Hiss­ing l Grind­ing Check out how frus­trat­ing tin­ni­tus sounds with the Bri­tish Tin­ni­tus As­so­ci­a­tion on takeon tin­ni­tus.co.uk Is it se­ri­ous? Many of us have ex­pe­ri­enced noises in the head after lis­ten­ing to loud mu­sic, which goes away on its own. But more per­sis­tent tin­ni­tus af­fects 6 mil­lion peo­ple in the UK. For 600,000, it’s an on­go­ing tor­ment that makes it dif­fi­cult to con­cen­trate or sleep, and causes de­pres­sion.

Tin­ni­tus isn’t a dis­ease but it’s al­ways worth see­ing your GP, as it could have an un­der­ly­ing cause as sim­ple as ear wax, which is eas­ily treated. Why does it hap­pen? It can also be con­nected to: l Hear­ing loss l Ear in­fec­tion l Stress l Ex­po­sure to loud noise Around one in ev­ery three suf­fer­ers don’t have any ob­vi­ous prob­lem with their ears or hear­ing. Can you fix it? TRT (tin­ni­tus re­train­ing ther­apy): Helps your brain tune out the noise so you be­come less aware of it. Sound ther­apy: Lis­ten­ing to sounds to dis­tract you from the tin­ni­tus. Some­times the ra­dio will do the trick or lis­ten­ing to nat­u­ral sounds like waves. CBT (cog­ni­tive be­havioural ther­apy): Changes how you feel about tin­ni­tus The less you worry about the noise the less ir­ri­tat­ing it be­comes. Yoga: Helps you re­lax and re­duce stress.

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