Ringing In The Ears: Is It Serious?

ringing in the earsAt some point or another, we’ve all experienced a case of ringing in the ears. The medical term for this is called Tinnitus. Sure, it can be a bit annoying, but just how serious it and why does it happen in the first place? Read on to find out!

What is it?

Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. For most people, it’s a ringing sound, but for others it can be a whistling, buzzing, chirping, hissing, humming, or squealing sound. It’s most noticeable and bothersome in a quiet environment.

There are two types of tinnitus: subjective and objective. Subjective tinnitus – the most common form of tinnitus – is when you’re the only one who can hear the ringing in your ears. Objective tinnitus is when others can hear the sound coming from your ears. This is very rare and is usually caused by a blood vessel problem within your ears, which can be corrected.

Read the rest of my article at [BlackDoctor.org].

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