Have you ever had a ringing in your ear that just won’t go away? Imagine that it never does go away – this is Tinnitus.
Tinnitus is a relatively mis-understood condition which approximately 6 million people currently suffer from. It can be due to a number of different problems (i.e. nerve damage, wax build-up and ear infections) and can be incredibly distressing for sufferers.
This week is national Tinnitus awareness week, a week which will try and raise the public’s awareness about this under-the-radar condition, as well as providing sufferers with support and advice.
Caroline Radnofsky has set out to find out more, and interviewed Dr Ralph Holme from Action on Hearing Loss:
Are you a sufferer? Comment below, or tweet us @Citybroadcaster!