Researchers Explore New Treatments to Silence the Persistent Din of Tinnitus.
Some people hear a high-pitched buzzing sound. Others describe it as a ringing, roaring, hissing, chirping, whooshing or wheezing. It can be high or low, single or multi-toned, an occasional mild annoyance or a constant personal din.
Increase in the number of tinnitus sufferers is linked to the ageing population and the use of personal music players.