April 24 was International Noise Awareness Day. The annual event was founded in 1996 by the Center of Hearing and Communication to raise awareness of the “effects of noise on the health and welfare of individuals and populations worldwide.” Loud noise exposure can cause tinnitus, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
One in five people experience the sensation of ringing ears, clinically known as tinnitus. This symptom is associated with many conditions. Tinnitus can be a sign of hearing loss, but often it is not indicative of a serious issue. The main problem is, ringing ears can be annoying! At Ress Hearing, our audiologist uses the