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The only real prevention for tinnitus is to avoid damaging your hearing. Most causes other than hearing loss do not have prevention strategies.
According to the American Tinnitus Association, there are several things you can do to protect yourself from excessive noise-related tinnitus:
Depending on the type of tinnitus, symptoms will tend to come and go over time. Stress level, diet, and exposure to noise can worsen tinnitus. Many people find their tinnitus annoying but can learn to adapt without difficulty. It is likely that if you have had tinnitus, you will have it again in the future.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/30/2015
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