Balance is controlled by a complex network of signals that are sent to the brain from our eyes, inner ears and other sensory systems, via our skin, muscles and joints. It is a delicate equilibrium – if something malfunctions within this system that affects our balance, it can be an unsettling and very disconcerting experience.
Tinnitus is a hearing condition where you 'hear' sounds in your head that do not come from external sources. Sufferers list a range of different sounds, from buzzing, whistling, ringing, hissing to humming and it can range in severity in terms of sound and frequency. It can affect people of all ages, and also affects those that work in very noisy environments.