A number of risk factors has been shown to be associated with tinnitus prolonged exposure to noise, traumatic brain injury, neck injury and infection. Even with some more recent advances the management for tinnitus presents a challenge to the clinicians. Many of the time the treatment is aimed to improve the quality of life rather than completely eliminating the underlying (as it may not be possible). Currently, there is no drug available with definite long-term replicable good outcome hence tinnitus still remains an area of further research.
Tinnitus, risk factors, treatments