9 recommendations for treating tinnitus

It is estimated that up to 20% of Australians have tinnitus at some time of their lives and yet the actual mechanisms of the condition are not well understood.

Older people are more likely to have tinnitus and prevalence peaks between the ages of 60 and 69.

Both the severity of the symptom and its effects on quality of life are highly variable; only 20% of patients with persistent tinnitus ever seek medical evaluation.