December 08, 2008

Pounding In Ears Noise

Causes of Tinnitus Videos

Cochlear Damage



You should be concerned when you hear pounding in ears noise similar to your own heartbeat, throbbing constantly. This could be a Vascular or Pulsatile Tinnitus, not a common form of tinnitus but it has celebrated causes.

The possible causes of pounding in ears are middle ear infection, Eustachian tube dysfunction, middle ear effusion, arteriovenous malformations and venous hum, hypertension, heart murmur, glomus tumor. Defects of the nerve or artery responsible for circulating the blood in the body, including the ear can also cause pounding noises in ears. The change of blood flow in the blood vessels inside the ear may slow down the blood circulation in the nerves thus a pounding noise becomes audible.

Tinnitus is a hearting disorder where a person hears different kind sound that occurs inside the ear without the external source of sound. It is often describe as ringing, buzzing or beating sound in the ear. The ringing in the ear can be heard by the person alone. This is known as subjective tinnitus where a person no matter how close to the sufferer, it is impossible for him to hear the ringing in the ear.

Another type of ringing in the ear is the Objective tinnitus. This is an uncommon type of tinnitus where the ringing in the ear can be heard by the examiner with the help of special hearing gadgets. There are also certain procedures that are used to rule out if tinnitus is present such as frequency matching. The test can help what determine the main causes of your tinnitus. Soon as it is ruled out, then it would be easier to set down regimen to alleviate the condition.

Other . There are more than a few medications and proven treatments for tinnitus or pounding in ears. It is just important that you take note of such underlying causes.

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