Content by Renee Park
We live in a world awash with sound. Vibrations in the air travel through the ears to the brain via electrical impulses. And the brain, in turn, interprets Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, jarring car horns, and loving words from different vibrations.
Tinnitus, a maddening hearing disorder commonly characterized by a ringing in one or both ears, disrupts or even drowns out that background music of life. It blares with rings, clicks, or roars, even in the absence of an external sound.