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The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is a world leader, with a trained team of friendly and experienced advisers for anyone who experiences tinnitus or those simply seeking guidance or information about the condition.
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The word 'tinnitus' comes from the Latin word for 'ringing' and is the perception of sound in the absence of any corresponding external sound.
If you think you have tinnitus, the first step is to see your GP. However, there is plenty you can do to help yourself.
David Baguley, a member of our Professional Advisers' Committee, explains the possible causes and effects tinnitus often has, such as stress and anxiety, plus how to deal with them.
Sandy Grimes discusses how she supports tinnitus patients. Please note the volume on this video is very low due to technical difficulties.
Tinnitus is often linked with hearing loss.
Dr Roland Schaette, British Tinnitus Association’s Senior Research Associate at the UCL Ear Institute in London talks about tinnitus research.
Advice on avoiding hearing damage, which can lead to tinnitus.
Material on this site is for information purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice - you should always see your doctor and/or medical professional.
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