Whistling or buzzing in the ears is getting commoner these days in people of all ages. Most common causes for this is wax or any object in the ear, after getting your ears clean this gets over. But if ears are already clean than this is worrisome. Common causes which are responsible are high cholesterol diet, alcohol, smoking, loud noises, cervical spondylosis, trauma (self or inflicted) over the ears. If this is the situation then report to your ENT doctor immediately.
Tinnitus is basically due to hampered blood supply to ears, due to which ears start dying. As this process starts, a person starts hearing noises. When a person starts hearing noises it is already a late diagnosis as these noises gets heard by someone when they are of 40 db intensity, below that threshold these noises are not heard. So it is already too late and the damage has become permanent. Problem with these noises are that we can control at what level person goes to his specialist otherwise these noises keep on increasing and can give you headaches, frustration and depression.
Nowadays tinnitus maskers are available which help you lead your life peacefully. We at ARUNA EAR NOSE THROAT HOSPITAL running an international hearing lab called AMPLIFON which helps you to live better.
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