This NBC News tinnitus news report has the channel speaking to Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich and others about the long term effects of hearing loss. Ulrich suffers from Tinnitus, a hearing loss symptom that is often described as ringing in the ear. While tinnitus can be a persistent annoyance, it can also be a debilitating symptom that can harm your quality of life. If you suffer from tinnitus, you aren’t alone. 40-50 million people in the US are stricken with tinnitus and as few as 10 million have actually sought help.

If you think you are experiencing the symptoms and effects of tinnitus, contact a professional at Optimal Hearing to schedule a free baseline hearing screening.