In addition to the distinction in subjective and objective tinnitus in addition to the distinction between subjective and objective tinnitus, can be subdivided into acute and chronic the appearance in Germany on the basis of empirical values. One usually speaks of acute illness, if the ear noises occur not more than three months. All the symptoms that persist are classified as chronic tinnitus. During the acute phase, the tinnitus in most cases without further treatment is back again. It look very different from when a chronic phenomenon.
Here it is much worse to the chances of a cure and often it comes following secondary problems. Just when you completely dispenses with a therapy, ear noises accompany one, the quite unpleasant, over the years to become a significant mental stress, which causes other health problems. The chances of principle, so rather they begin therapy to even higher for a successful treatment. Therefore you should seek attention already one or two days after the onset of the noises an Otolaryngologist in order to obtain a first diagnosis. Here, a detailed examination of the ear, nose, and ears should be done first. So you can already possible pre-existing conditions such as ear infections, sinus infections or more excluded.
Following the ENT should balance check patients, as well as the ear. Here you can also determine which notes exactly for the tinnitus sufferers are perceptible. Also, the so-called audiometric examination provides clues about the perceived volume of the noises and the severity of the disease. You can perform a whole series of further investigations to exclude other causes of tinnitus symptoms. These investigations include among others blood and X-ray. In addition, also a psychoanalytic assessment of symptoms is advisable to determine possible psychological reasons. Just because tinnitus due to a large number may cause factors, offers a causally-oriented treatment, which attaches to the causes of the disease, not the symptoms, usually better chances of a cure. Here, there are a slew of promising treatments, but few of them are also scientifically proven and there is already no generally applicable treatment to remedy acoustic perceptions. The chances of success of a treatment, therapy, medication or a surgical procedure depend above all of the possible causes of the noises. In addition new methods are offered so in the modern medicine, such as the tinnitus retraining, behavior therapies and relaxation exercises. When the retraining therapy patients should learn for example how they perceive the ears no longer as unpleasant. Centre of therapy is the processing of the tinnitus in the central nervous system, as well as the conscious perception here? So, the root causes are not only further investigated. Before any therapy they are first in an Advisory Participate in consultation. Here, patients can first of all learn about the disease and the different healing methods. This is followed by hearing therapies where you used from regular acoustic signals that train the brain in dealing with the perception of noise, or so-called accompanying psychotherapeutic treatment. The patient should learn here also a preventive behavior, such as, for example, sports for relaxation (autogenic training), to not only or not again to suffer ear sows.