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    Risk Factors for Tinnitus

    Although tinnitus typically affects older adults, and the incidence increases as people age, the condition can actually affect anyone. It is important for people of all ages to know the risks for developing tinnitus.

    Tinnitus is a condition that has a number of contributing factors and causes. According to the American Tinnitus Association, the condition is primarily caused by loud noises and hearing loss. There is very little evidence to suggest there is a genetic predisposition for tinnitus. Males tend to develop the condition more often than females.1

    Anybody anywhere can develop tinnitus, although there are certain population groups that tend to face a higher risk than others, including:

    • Older people
    • Active military personnel and veterans
    • People employed in loud workplaces, such as construction sites or freight trains
    • Musicians or people who tend to listen to music at high volumes
    • Hunters or people who engage in motorsports
    • People with behavioral issues. These behavioral issues are not the cause of tinnitus, but such issues are known to exacerbate symptoms

    There is no known treatment that will bring complete relief to all sufferers, although Lipo-Flavonoid® Plus has been shown to provide relief for some people who suffer from tinnitus. Lipo-Flavonoid's new Lipo-Flavonoid Night with melatonin has also been shown to be effective.2,3

    Throughout its over 50 years of clinical use, it has become part of standard medical practice to the substantial benefit of millions of tinnitus sufferers. In a 2016 survey of ENTs, Lipo-Flavonoid Plus was not only the #1 recommendation for their patients with ringing in the ears, it was also considered by ENTs to be the most effective over the counter solution to reduce ear ringing.

    Lipo-Flavonoid can help you rediscover the joys of:

    • Relaxing and sleeping
    • Interacting and participating in conversations with others
    • Reading and listening to music

    To learn more about how Lipo-Flavonoid can help you regain control of your life, visit

    1. Demographics and General Wellness, American Tinnitus Association website
    2. April 2016 Survey. Clarion Brands Inc. data on file
    3. Hurtuk A, et al. Melatonin: can it stop the ringing? Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, July 2011

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