Good hearing is one of the capital of the musicians in order to harmonize the work of the music. But the frenetic sound of music they produce is not rare that it presents a problem in hearing.
Hearing loss most often experienced by the musicians is tinnitus, which usually occurs because of listening to loud music and continuously. This disorder is marked by the ringing sound inside the head of the patient.
Tinnitus has been widely attacked the musicians and workers who take care of concert sound systems. In addition to triggering severe pain in the head, ringing sounds of course very disturbing activities of the musicians who need high precision in listening to tunes he made.
A doctor nerve from Case Medical Center in Ohio, Dr. Maroun T Semaan confirmed that music is one of the most frequent cause of tinnitus. Not just in the work with music, even an iPod user or other digital music players are also prone to experience it.
“Listening to the sound by 85-90 decibels of noise level for more than 8 hours is definitely going to be a problem. Many experienced by the musicians,” says Dr. Semaan as quoted from AOL Health, on Thursday (16/12/2010).
One musician who was recently diagnosed with tinnitus is personnel Black Eyed Peas, William James Adams Jr. or known by his stage name will.i.am. Musicians from the United States is claiming often hear the sound ringing in his ears.
It is not known exactly how severe tinnitus suffered by will.i.am, but Dr. Semaan said one of the risk if it continues to worsen tinnitus is permanent deafness. Although some patients can be cured by itself, theoretically there is no standard treatment to cope with tinnitus.
In addition to will.i.am, musicians the world has ever experienced tinnitus is countless.Call it the legendary British guitarist, Eric Clapton, American singer, Barbra Streisand, the guitarist and drummer band Metallica, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, and even a German composer, Ludwig van Beethoven.
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