How do doctors pronounce tinnitus?

The British and healthcare professional pronunciation tends to sound like “TIN-ni-tus.” Listen. While the American and layperson pronunciation often sounds like “ti-night-tus” or “tin-NYE-tus.” Hear it here. “Both pronunciations are correct,” they say. But, for the record, they use “ti-NIGHT-us.”

Do you say tinnitus or tinnitus?

Tinnitus is a sound heard within the head or ears when no external sound is present. Many people pronounce it as tin-NYE-tus as if it is a condition such as laryngitis. However, it is actually pronounced TIN-ni-tus. No hard ‘I‘ in the word at all and with the emphasis on the first syllable.

How do you get tinnitus?

Tinnitus can be caused by a number of things, including broken or damaged hair cells in the part of the ear that receives sound (cochlea); changes in how blood moves through nearby blood vessels (carotid artery); problems with the joint of the jaw bone (temporomandibular joint); and problems with how the brain

How can I reduce tinnitus?

Lifestyle and home remedies
  1. Use hearing protection. Over time, exposure to loud sounds can damage the nerves in the ears, causing hearing loss and tinnitus.
  2. Turn down the volume.
  3. Use white noise.
  4. Limit alcohol, caffeine and nicotine.

Does Vicks Vapor Rub help tinnitus?

How can I stop tinnitus immediately?

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