Learn About Tinnitus

Get information about tinnitus, a hearing impairment characterized by ringing in the ears. These noises can appear in a variety of forms, such as buzzing, roaring, whistling, hissing, high pitched screeches, or other sounds.

Review Date: Monday, June 01, 2015

American Tinnitus Association

Facts About Tinnitus

This fact sheet provides information about the causes of and treatments for tinnitus, a symptom associated with many forms of hearing loss.

Review Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013

NIH National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Find an ENT Physician

Find an otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat physician) by name, location, or speciality in the United States and abroad.

Review Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014

American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery


Find basic information about tinnitus, often known as "ringing in the ear", including causes, treatments, and coping strategies.

Review Date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery

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