Tinnitus is presence on sounds in the ear in the absence of any external sounds. Common descriptions of tinnitus are ringing, buzzing, roaring, humming, etc. Tinnitus can have an effect on your sleep, feelings and emotion, and on communication.
The goal of tinnitus management is to treat the underlying cause and reducing its impact. In most cases, tinnitus is associated with hearing loss and using hearing aids helps with treating the loss as well as masking the tinnitus. Tinnitus maskers produce a white noise or pink noise to mask the tinnitus and are available as devices and in form of applications that can be downloaded via cell phones/tablets.