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Tinnitus is the name given to ringing, clicking, hissing, buzzing, roaring or other noises in the ears. It comes from the Latin and means “to ring a bell”. Usually only the person suffering from the tinnitus hears it. Tinnitus may be in one ear or both; it may be continuous, intermittent, loud, soft, and it may change from time to time. 75% of people with tinnitus are not bothered by it at all.

Publication Date: Jun 2006 File type: PDF (47 KB) Asset type: Guide