Tinnitus is the term used to describe sounds that you can hear, that are not present in the environment. Tinnitus is very common, and most people experience it sometimes, espeically in a very quiet environement.
If you are experiencing tinnitus for the first time it is important to have your hearing assessed.
For most people, tinnitus is not bothersome. If your tinnitus is causing you distress or interfering with your quality of life there are lots of things that can help. The first step is to book a Tinnitus consultation, which will include a full hearing assessment.