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Ask the Expert: Ringing in the ears doesn't have to be tolerated
Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, affects an estimated 1 in 20 Americans, according to the American Tinnitus Association. While it is often described as ringing, it can also be buzzing, hissing, whirring or whistling. While it may seem like a mere annoyance, for sufferers it can destroy day-to-day life.
By Bonnie Miller Rubin, Chicago Tribune reporter
November 14, 2012