At one point or another in your life you’ve most likely had some ringing in your ears. And that ringing has a name: tinnitus. At any particular time 15-20% percent of people, as reported by many studies, experience tinnitus. Although most people only hear this ringing intermittently, some people suffer from chronic tinnitus that won’t go away. Luckily, there is a common and simple treatment for tinnitus: hearing aids.
Coping With Chronic Tinnitus
Persistent tinnitus can happen for a number of reasons, and a few of them are better understood than others. Your ears can generate a large number of sounds when you have tinnitus not only ringing but sounds such as thumping or grinding.
The noisier and more intense the sounds are, the more invasive tinnitus can get. Difficulty communicating, mental health declines, and interruption of your everyday life can be the eventual consequence.
Tinnitus And Hearing Aids
While there is normally no way to cure the inherent cause of tinnitus, hearing aids have become rather proficient at treating tinnitus symptoms. There are several ways that hearing aids accomplish this.
Making The Ringing in Your Ears Harder to Notice
Tinnitus and hearing loss often manifest hand in hand. They can have the same underlying cause or not. But it’s very likely that your tinnitus will worsen as your hearing loss worsens. When you can’t hear external sounds so well, the internal ones really stand out.
Your hearing aid has the ability to turn the ambient sound of the world up. Once again your tinnitus will, to your relief, disappear into the background. This can help you focus on and enjoy your life.
Canceling Out The Noise
Clearly, overwhelming your tinnitus is not the same thing as masking your tinnitus. That’s the reason why many contemporary hearing aids will use a specialized twist on noise-canceling technology to help deal with the buzzing and ringing. We can show you how to fine tune your hearing aid to emit certain white noises that help diminish your tinnitus. Making use of this type of technology, you will be less aware of tinnitus sounds.
This is a specialized technology and an appointment with us will help you determine if this is right for you.
Most forms of chronic tinnitus don’t have a known cure. But you still can find a way to deal with it. A correctly calibrated hearing aid can allow you to fully live your life and enjoy the world without being overwhelmed by ringing, buzzing, or any other tinnitus-related sounds. Hearing aids are the ideal choice for individuals with tinnitus.