Tinnitus is a constant ringing in your ears, Tinnitus 911 and is a symptom of an underlying cause. Depending upon the type of tinnitus that you have, there may be a cure and there may be many causes. There is objective tinnitus that your doctor can usually cure, as it is caused by a medical condition. You need to see your doctor as soon as possible to see if he can cure your ringing. It could be an ear infection or earwax buildup. These are both easily treatable. There is also subjective tinnitus, which can't be treated medically. You will have to find an alternative treatment for this type.
Exposure to loud noises is the most common cause of tinnitus. It could be from machinery, in headphone music devices, or loud explosions. You should always wear ear protection when around any loud noises. Aging is another common tinnitus cause. Your body begins to deteriorate as you age, including your hearing. Hearing aids can help with these tinnitus symptoms. An inner ear abnormality called Meniere's disease can cause many symptoms including tinnitus. It normally only affects one ear.
High blood pressure causes blood vessels to get blocked, which leads to tinnitus. Have your blood pressure checked regularly by your doctor. Aspirin and other over the counter NSAIDS can cause tinnitus as a side effect. Even pepto bismol can lead to the condition also. Over 200 different medications can cause annoying tinnitus symptoms.