What Is This God-Awful Ringing in My Ears?

VA News

Sometimes I’ll hear a really high-pitched sound and nothing else. What’s going on?

This is technically tinnitus, or the perception of a sound that isn’t there, says Daniel Jethanamest, MD, the director of otology, neurotology, and skull-base surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. But it’s not the chronic tinnitus that seems to affect people as the result of hearing damage or age-related hearing loss.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: nymag.com

Author: WPTangerine


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