Dr. Chad Marrs and Dr. Andrew Marlowe of Marlowe & Marrs Ear, Nose & Throat - Center for Hearing are pleased to serve the Sarasota community in Sarasota, Florida and provide some insight into the causes of and treatment for Tinnitus.
Tinnitus is a sensation of hearing noises when there’s no source. These sounds can range from ringing and buzzing to hissing and roaring. These sounds can be heard in either or both ears and have the potential to be such a distraction that they can make concentration difficult.
There are two types of tinnitus:
Tinnitus can be caused by a number of sources:
Meniere's disease is a condition involving the inner ear resulting from fluid accumulation in the chambers of the inner ear, termed the labyrinth. This condition usually disturbs only one ear.
Vertigo is the primary symptom of Meniere's disease. Additional symptoms include:
If tinnitus is due to a health condition, your doctor will address this condition. Treatment of tinnitus includes:
We work with the majority of health insurance plans. Please call our office if you do not see yours listed or have any other questions.
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