There are many causes of Tinnitus. Many of which may be unknown. The most common causes of Tinnitus are:
- Noise Exposure
- A natural part of the aging process
- Head injury
- Side effect of medications
Tinnitus is almost always accompanied by hearing loss. If you are a tinnitus sufferer it is recommended that you have your hearing tested by a hearing healthcare professional. Currently some 30 million adults suffer from ongoing tinnitus. For 12 million, their tinnitus is severe enough that it impacts their day to day life. Since tinnitus can be a symptom of a more serious disorder, it is important for a sufferer to have an appropriate health evaluation.