Tinnitus

Tinnitus /ˈtɪnɪtəs/ or /tɪˈnaɪtəs/; from the Latin word tinnītus meaning "ringing" is the perception of sound within the human ear (ringing of the ears) when no actual sound is present. Despite the origin of the name, "ringing" is only one of many sounds the person may perceive.Tinnitus is not a disease, but a condition that can result from a wide range of underlying causes. The most common cause is noise-induced hearing loss.[citation needed] Other causes include: neurological damage (multiple sclerosis), ear infections, oxidative stress, emotional stress, foreign objects in the ear, nasal allergies that prevent (or induce) fluid drain, wax build-up, and exposure to loud sounds.
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  • St. Louis Auto Crash Attorney – Tinnitus After a Car Accident

    …Tinnitus can greatly disrupt a patient’s life. Most car accident injuries are immediately evident. Common car accident injuries include fractures and back and neck pain. However, symptoms of an injury are not always apparent and it may not be obvious that the condition is accident-related. One such condition that can result from a car accident…

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