Tinnitus affects 50 million people in the US and can require urgent medical assistance. It can also cause considerable anxiety and even hallucinations. Reducing symptom intensity is key.
Tinnitus affects 50 million people in the US. Acute unbearable tinnitus or sudden-onset chronic tinnitus can require urgent medical assistance. While the number one culprit of tinnitus is hearing loss, reducing intensity has a direct impact on the improvement in patients’ quality of life.
For more on this topic, see Psychopathology of Tinnitus, on which this slideshow is based.