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Are some people more prone to getting ringing in ears?
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Dr. Anna Meyer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Age
Older people get ringing more often because as they age, their hearing can deteriorate and ringing is associated with hearing loss.
People who have been exposed to loud noise in their hobbies or work are also at risk. Ringing should be evaluated with a hearing test and by an otolaryngologist (ent).

In brief: Age
Older people get ringing more often because as they age, their hearing can deteriorate and ringing is associated with hearing loss.
People who have been exposed to loud noise in their hobbies or work are also at risk. Ringing should be evaluated with a hearing test and by an otolaryngologist (ent).
Dr. Anna Meyer
Dr. Anna Meyer
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Dr. Michael Armstrong
Ringing is like an imperfect perception of silence. As the hearing deteriorates, the brain amplifies the imperfect signal until distortion is created, much like the static that occurs when we turn up the radio volume on a weaker station. For more information, see www.RichmondENT.com.
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