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Tinnitus (Ringing, Clicking, in the Ears)


What medical treatments have been effective for tinnitus? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: geoffrey, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: June 21

I've had tinnitus for over 30 years, although I found out recently what I have is pulsatile tinnitus. I hear my heartbeat as a rushing sound in both ears. There is no cure. You have to learn to live with it. I have Indian music on at night and fall asleep very quickly. But remember there is no cure.

Comment from: Esme, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: March 03

I have been living with tinnitus from 2012 to date, no treatment has been effective.


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