What is that sound in your ears?
Many people experience tinnitus as a ringing in their head or ears but, in fact, it can take a variety of forms. You might experience it as a buzzing, humming or whistling sound. Some people even describe it as the sensation of a roaring ocean. It can be constant or intermittent and you may experience it in one ear or both. Tinnitus may even wake you up when you are asleep. For the vast majority of people, tinnitus is a subjective sound which means only the person who has it can hear it. Tinnitus originates inside of the head and the onset may be gradual or sudden.