Hearing crickets is often associated with being outside in the woods, relaxed, and enjoying nature near a campfire. However, those that have tinnitus, or unwanted noises and ringing in the head and ears, feel that the crickets are in their daily life, 100% of the time. A patient that describes their tinnitus as similar to “50,000 crickets” has little to no sense of relaxation or calmness to these sounds as they distract them from their daily activities such as reading, talking with others, performing work duties, as well as trying to sleep at night. The crickets and the chirping becomes a disturbance and something that simply doesn’t go away. In fact, the tinnitus as described like this often can become more bothersome as time goes.
In our practice, we take special attention to learning about ones tinnitus and hearing to gain any and all details surrounding the onset of the ringing or cricket noises, as well as general health related associations and correlations. We assure patients of our genuine care and concern for them and of our efforts in helping them to regain a better quality of life. Yes, there are was to offer help and relief for tinnitus.