You’ve most likely heard some ringing in your ears at some point in your life or another. That ringing is called tinnitus. According to most research, 15-20% of people experience tinnitus at one point or another. Although most people only hear this ringing intermittently, some people experience chronic tinnitus that doesn’t go away. The most prevalent treatment for tinnitus is, thankfully, fairly simple: hearing aids.
Dealing With Chronic Tinnitus
Persistent tinnitus can develop for a variety of reasons, and a few of them are better understood than others. Your ears can produce an uncountable number of noises when you have tinnitus not just ringing but sounds including thumping or grinding.
And tinnitus gets more obnoxious as the sounds become louder. Difficulty communicating, mental health declines, and disruption of your day to day life can be the eventual consequence.
Tinnitus And Hearing Aids
While there is typically no way to cure the root cause of tinnitus, hearing aids have become rather skilled at treating tinnitus symptoms. Hearing aids are able to accomplish this in several ways.
Making The Ringing in Your Ears Harder to Notice
Tinnitus and hearing loss frequently occur together. They can have the same underlying cause or not. But it’s very likely that your tinnitus will get worse as your hearing loss declines. When you can’t hear external sounds as well, the internal ones really stand out.
When you’re using hearing aids the sounds of the outside world will be louder. You will get relief when your tinnitus is pushed back where it’s manageable. This can help you give attention to 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 utilize a specialized twist on noise-canceling tech to help manage the ringing and buzzing. Specific white noise frequencies can be programmed into your hearing aids that can help minimize tinnitus symptoms. Utilizing this kind of technology, you will be less aware of tinnitus noises.
This is a specialized technology and a consultation with us will help you determine if this is right for you.
Most kinds of chronic tinnitus can’t be cured. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find a way to deal with it. A properly calibrated hearing aid can let you fully live your life and experience the joys of the world without being overcome by ringing, buzzing, or any other tinnitus-related sounds. For many people who live with tinnitus, hearing aids are ideal.