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Should I worry about tinnitus?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

You need not worry about tinnitus. In fact, sometimes, worry (or stress) is what causes the disease. Understand that tinnitus is not a serious disorder. If your doctor can find the underlying cause of the symptom, the disorder can generally be repaired. If the doctor cannot figure out what's behind the disorder, the symptoms can be managed. You can manage your tinnitus symptoms with a combination of environmental changes, medication, and counseling.

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