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What is pulsating tinnitus?

Pulsating tinnitus - what is it and how can it be treated?Unlike most types of tinnitus, pulsatile tinnitus has a physical sound source that your ears pick up.

Have you ever heard a sound that follows your pulse in your ear? Perhaps a ringing, roaring or pounding sound that does not come from an external source? Then you may have pulsatile tinnitus, a form of tinnitus caused by blood circulation in or near the ears.

Here we will explain what pulsating tinnitus is, what causes and risk factors there are, how to make a diagnosis and what treatment options are available. We will also give you some tips on how you can alleviate your problems and improve your quality of life.

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What is pulsating tinnitus?

Tinnitus is a collective name for different types of sound experiences in the ears that have no external sound source. It can be a constant or intermittent sound, a high-pitched or low-pitched sound, a tonal or hissing sound, and it can affect one or both ears.

Pulsatile tinnitus is a specific type of tinnitus that involves hearing a sound that is synchronized with your own pulse. It may sound like a ringing, buzzing, pounding or whistling sound in the ear. This is because the blood circulates in or near the ear and creates a vibration that the ear perceives as sound.

Pulsatile tinnitus is also called objective tinnitus, as the sound is actually in the body and can sometimes be heard by other people using a stethoscope. It differs from subjective tinnitus, which is the most common form of tinnitus and can only be heard by the affected person.

Get rid of pulsating tinnitus?

There are many possible causes of pulsatile tinnitus, but most have to do with changes in blood flow or blood pressure in or near the ear. Some examples of such reasons are:

How is pulsatile tinnitus diagnosed?

If you have pulsating tinnitus, you should seek help from your GP or health centre, who can refer you on to a specialist if necessary. You will undergo a physical examination of your head and neck to identify possible causes of your condition.

You will also have various tests to assess your hearing and your blood circulation, for example:

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How is pulsatile tinnitus treated?

The treatment of pulsatile tinnitus depends on what is causing it. The goal is to reduce noise and its impact on your well-being. Some examples of treatment options are:

How can you alleviate your discomfort?

In addition to medical treatment, there are also things you can do yourself to relieve your discomfort and improve your quality of life. Here are some tips:


Pulsating tinnitus is a condition where you hear a sound that follows your own pulse in the ear. It is usually due to some kind of change in blood circulation in or near the ear. It can be a sign of an illness, so it is important to seek help if you have it.

The treatment of pulsatile tinnitus aims to reduce the sound and its negative effects on one's well-being. There are various medical and non-medical options depending on what is causing the problem. You can also do some things yourself to alleviate your problems and live a good life despite your tinnitus.


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