Tinnitus

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Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ear, a common problem that afflicts one in five people. It's not considered a condition itself but rather is a symptom of an underlying condition though usually not a serious one.[1]

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  • 2018, 78%, as at 15th May 2018, of 92 members of the patient forum Science for ME reported suffering from tinnitus.[2]
  • 2001, In a Belgian study, 48.5% of patients meeting the Fukuda criteria and 52.1% of patients meeting the Holmes criteria, in a cohort of 2073 CFS patients, reported tinnitus.[3]

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