Understanding tinnitus

Jacobs, Christine
February 2010
Independent Nurse;2/1/2010, p25
The article discusses the causes, symptoms and treatments for tinnitus. It mentions that the disease can be manifested in any age group, however, it usually affects children and elderly. It mentions that one of the symptoms of tinnitus is hearing loss while its causes include exposure to noise, diet, stress as well as head injury. For its management, patients should expect to undergo audiometry assessment while others will need to undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan.


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