Medicana Sivas Hospital Otorhinolaryngology Specialist Operator Doctor Emel Peru Yücel made statements about tinnitus.
Stating that tinnitus, which is called tinnitus in medicine, is a condition that can reduce the quality of life of people, Yücel said that tinnitus is described as sizzling, humming, hearing sounds similar to water noise.
Yücel pointed out that 10 percent of people may encounter tinnitus at some point in their lives and said, “Tinnitus can be from time to time or constantly. The pitch of the voice can be deep or very thin, and it can affect one ear or both. When the tinnitus is constant, it can make this person very uncomfortable. This discomfort can reach the level of affecting people's normal lives.” used his statements.
“There are many causes of tinnitus”
Underlining that there are many possible causes of tinnitus, Yücel listed the common causes as follows:
Damage to the auditory nerve endings in the inner ear, ear wax, problems in the eardrum, ear infections, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, trauma in the ear area, fluid accumulation in the middle ear, hardening of the joints of the bones in the middle ear, contraction of the muscles in the middle ear, eustachian tube enlargement, arterial anomalies in the middle ear, vascular enlargement in the head and neck region, tumor in the nerves that provide balance and hearing, allergies, low or high blood pressure, blows to the head and neck region, neck calcification, some drugs, diabetes, thyroid diseases, inner ear damage to the auditory nerves.”
Yücel stated that loud noise is another most common cause of tinnitus and said, “Unfortunately, many people are either unaware or do not care about how harmful industrial noise, fire alarms, loud music and other noises are. Listening to loud music with stereo headphones increases the risk even more.” he said.
Expressing that tinnitus can also be a symptom of a brain tumor, Yücel said, “If you have a tinnitus problem, it is important to consult a doctor. Also, the treatment for each condition is very different. For this reason, it is very important to check with a doctor who is specialized in his field and to find the real cause of tinnitus.” said.
“Be careful to stay away from coffee, cola and cigarettes”
Yücel said, “If you don't want to experience tinnitus, be careful to stay away from coffee, cola and cigarettes and say, “Stay away from exposure to loud music. Keep your blood pressure under control, limit salt intake. Take care to stay away from coffee, cola and cigarettes, which have a stimulating effect on the nervous system. used his statements.
Saying that blood circulation should be kept in balance with daily regular exercises, Yücel said, “Get enough rest and avoid getting too tired. Your tinnitus does not make you deaf or lose your mind. Accept these sounds as a disturbing but insignificant fact and learn to ignore them as much as possible. This type of control can be achieved either by self-advocacy or by masking. Try to stay away from stress, irritability and tension.” made suggestions.