Types of tinnitus

hearingWhat type of Tinnitus are you suffering?

You may have heard a ringing noise in your ears at one time or another.
Triggers include changing altitude, attending concerts, and firing pyrotechnics.
Tinnitus is defined as hearing a sound or sounds when no external sound is present, whether the symptoms fade quickly or last for months.

Subjective tinnitus​

This type of tinnitus can only be heard by the person experiencing it. It can be hearing in both ears or singularly. This is the most common type of tinnitus and may be temporary or chronic.

Objective tinnitus

This type of hearing loss can be heard by the person experiencing it and can also be perceived by others. It is more rare compared to subjective tinnitus and is often associated with heart rate and blood pressure.

Tinnitus Risk Groups

Although everyone can suffer ringing in the ears, various factors, such as age, smoking, cardiovascular conditions, and gender, can raise your risk (with men more likely to experience tinnitus).
Tinnitus is more common in those who are frequently exposed to loud noises, such as factory workers, construction workers, soldiers, and musicians.

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