Common symptoms of tinnitus include the sensation of hearing ringing, hissing, buzzing, whistling, chirping or other sounds. The sounds can be intermittent or continuous and may vary in volume range, notes WebMD. More »

Tinnitus cannot be cured with medication, but tricyclic antidepressants and alprazolam can reduce the severity of symptoms of tinnitus, according to Mayo Clinic. There may be an underlying condition that causes tinnitus ... More »

Tinnitus treatment often aims at treating an underlying cause of ringing in the ears, according to Mayo Clinic. Possible treatments include removal of impacted ear wax, treating a blood vessel condition and changing medi... More »

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