What Is Tinnitus and How Do I Know if I Have It?

You’ve just gone to a concert where the volume seemed over-the-top. When you returned home, you noticed a constant high-pitched hissing noise that didn’t stop. A few days later, you continued to notice the annoying hissing, especially when it’s quiet, like when you would lie down to go to sleep at night. You could live with it, but you hadn’t … Read More

Does Marijuana (Cannabis) Use Relieve Tinnitus?

With the recent legalization of cannabis, first for medical and then for recreational use in both Missouri and Colorado, more and more individuals in the region are smoking and vaping the substance. But if you think using marijuana will help relax you and relieve tinnitus—that buzzing, clicking, ringing, white noise, and/or roaring sound that only you can hear, you could … Read More

Tinnitus Treatment

According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), ringing in your ears can be related to a number of conditions that occur in the auditory system, including earwax, ear infections, otosclerosis, vascular problems and circulatory disorders, and most often, noise-induced hearing loss. Tinnitus is so common, that nearly 25 million Americans report some level of tinnitus disturbance. That makes tinnitus one … Read More

Is Tinnitus Worse at the Holidays?

If you’re hearing ringing in your ears this holiday season, but it’s not Christmas bells, it could be tinnitus. Tinnitus is the perception of sound when no external sound source is present. Tinnitus can take on any number of characteristics and is usually a sound that only you can hear. You can experience tinnitus that varies from soft to loud … Read More

What is This Ringing in My Ears and How Did I Get It?

Millions of individuals have a condition known as tinnitus. Tinnitus can range from a minor annoyance to a major disruption in an individual’s life. But what causes tinnitus and how do you get it? Here, we’ll answer some of the most common questions about tinnitus and sound sensitivity. What are tinnitus and sound sensitivity? Tinnitus is the perception of sound … Read More