Tinnitus is a noise such as a ringing or buzzing that you can hear, but the noise does not come from outside your ear. The most common form of tinnitus is subjective tinnitus, which is noise that other people cannot hear. Tinnitus is a common condition that can disrupt a person’s life. Tinnitus is a common condition characterized by the perception or sensation of sound even though there is no identifiable source for the sound. Tinnitus is often referred to as a ringing in the ears.
Tinnitus is a physical condition, experienced as noises or ringing in a person’s ears or head, when no such external physical noise is present. It is common for a person’s tinnitus to be affected by stress or tiredness, but this has no harmful significance. This is a common condition and almost everyone experiences tinnitus once in a while that only lasts a few minutes. Tinnitus is common among elderly Nigerians and is mostly associated with treatable health conditions like otitis media, rhinosinusitis, head injury and hypertension, according to a study published in the scientific publication Otolaryngoly.
In fact, tinnitus is one of the most common service-related disabilities among veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Even with all of these associated conditions and causes, some people develop tinnitus for no obvious reason.