Symptoms of tinnitus
Tinnitus (pronounced tin-it-us) affects about 13% of the UK population (or 1 in 8). It's commonly caused by hearing loss or an ear injury. Tinnitus is often described as a ringing in the ears that only you can hear, but it can also be heard as a:
People with tinnitus can also experience hearing loss. In fact, about 80% of people who suffer from tinnitus will have some degree of hearing loss.