What are the adverse effects of tinnitus?

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Sometimes there is no sound at all outside, but there is always a sound in the ears. This situation is tinnitus. Tinnitus not only has a serious impact on our hearing, but also causes harm to our own physical health, so it requires active treatment.


What are the adverse effects of tinnitus?

* Causes hearing loss. If the patient's tinnitus is severe and has a high-pitched tone, the patient's hearing ability will often be severely affected, which will lead to varying degrees of hearing loss. Sometimes in severe cases, deafness may even occur.

* The quality of sleep is poor. Due to the harassment of tinnitus, especially when it is quiet at night, prominent tinnitus often causes patients to have insomnia. Sometimes even when asleep, the patient's sleep quality is relatively low and he is easily awakened, making it more difficult to fall asleep again.

* Induces negative emotions. Due to the multiple effects of high-pitched tinnitus, hearing loss and insomnia, patients will be hindered in many aspects of life and work, thus inducing many negative emotions.


* Affects work, study and life. The occurrence of tinnitus not only induces hearing, sleep and emotional problems, but also indirectly causes the above hazards, causing patients to have trouble in daily life. There are many obstacles in work, study and life. A small number of patients may even lose confidence in life.



Tinnitus shows a trend among younger people

Tinnitus, deafness and other traditional geriatric diseases have now shown a trend among younger people. Bad ear habits such as inappropriate use of MP3 players, surfing the Internet, using earplugs for a long time while using mobile phones, etc. can irritate the eardrum and cause hearing loss and other adverse consequences. In addition, mental stress caused by high work pressure, excessive psychological burden caused by interpersonal communication and inability to adapt to the work environment are also important factors for young people to suffer from tinnitus.


Generally speaking, tinnitus is a relatively common clinical symptom. There are many causes of tinnitus. After tinnitus occurs, you need to go to the otolaryngology department as soon as possible to find out the specific symptoms. Identify the cause and then carry out targeted treatment.