According to the US Center for Disease Control, approximately 50 million Americans (15 percent) has tinnitus or ringing in the ears. Better defined as the “perception of sound when no sound is present,” those who suffer from this condition know how debilitating it can be. Tinnitus can negatively impact your life. Tinnitus can affect both your personal and professional life, and it can also lead to depression and stress.
There are a lot of myths about tinnitus that we would like to put to bed. Being able to distinguish fact from fiction will give you the best chance to approach this condition correctly and improve your quality of life.