50 million people in the US experience tinnitus, also known as ringing in the ear. It affects all ages and as many as 10-15% of the adult population say they experience it to some degree. It can range from a mild irritation to a debilitating disability and unfortunately, there is no cure. The good news?
There are treatments that can help. In this interview by Audiology Today, William Shatner talks about his experience - from tinnitus being his "whole life" to "negligible," and the emotional toll it can take.
There is help available. Check this listing for a provider in your area.
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