Tinnitus is the perception of sound in your ears or head that isn’t caused by an outside source. There are many different conditions that can cause Tinnitus as enumerated below. Tinnitus can also sometimes occur for no known reason and is usually associated with a Loss of Hearing.
The Phenomenon is like:
Ringing in Ear
Mild Tinnitus is common affecting about 10 percent of people. There are about two types of Tinnitus:
Objective Tinnitus: sounds can only be heard by you. It’s the most common type of tinnitus and is usually linked to problems affecting your hearing (auditory) system.
Subjective Tinnitus: sounds can be heard by you or your Naturopathic Doctor or GP when he or she listens through a stethoscope placed near your ear. This type of Tinnitus is less common and is usually caused by a physical problem that produces sound in or near the ear. For example, problems with narrowing of your blood vessels.
Causes of Tinnitus whether Objective or Subjective, include: