History: Attempts to classify and treat tinnitus dates back to ancient Egypt. Egyptians termed this condition as the bewitched ear. Infusions have been described that could treat tinnitus. Otolaryngol Clin N Am 36 (2003) 239 248 Classification and epidemiology of tinnitus Andrew J. Heller, MD Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, PO Box 980146, Richmond, VA 23298, USA The history of attempts to treat and classify tinnitus date back to ancient Egypt. The history of attempts to treat and classify tinnitus dates back to ancient Egypt.
For centuries, most doctors inflicted more injury on tinnitus sufferers than anything else. Few disorders in the history of human health can claim the dubious distinction of being one of the most widespread yet also one of the most overlooked, but tinnitus fits the bill. The Ebers Papyrus, not surprisingly, provides the first known account of such things, dating back to around 2500 BCE. For those unfortunate Ancient Egyptians who found themselves with bewitched ears, the treatments were often worse than the disease. Classification and aetiology. Famous people who had suffered tinnitus are often mentioned in its history. Old Egyptians believed that tinnitus occurred from a bewitched ear and instilled oils or herbs into the external auditory canal as a form of treatment. In recent times, sound therapy is commonly used in treating tinnitus. As far back as during the Roman times, tinnitus was regarded as being associated with depression and seizure disorders. Tracking the causes of tinnitus and looking for a cure has proved to be as rewarding as chasing the phantom of the unknown. Historical accounts in ancient Egypt dating back as far as 2500 BC indicate attempts to classify and treat ringing in the ears.
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One in three people will experience some form of tinnitus and about 1 in 6 have some measure of tinnitus at any one time. So tinnitus sufferers often sleep better with fans or air-conditioning units going the kind of indefinite, lo-fi sounds that Murray Schafer thought were destroying the soundscape of the world but which ironically seem to give some relief to tinnitus sufferers who may often have had their hearing damaged in the first place by overexposure to such sounds. As these kinds of supernatural explanation have lost their persuasiveness, attempts at assignation have more commonly taken the form of referring the tinnitus sounds to more familiar external sounds.