Does Marijuana cure Tinnitus, a lot people experience an occasional or ongoing ringing (or roaring, hissing, buzzing, or tinkling) in one or both ears. The sound usually lasts only a few minutes or for some never seems to stop. Ringing in the ears that does not get better or go away is called tinnitus. You may hear a sound, such as a ringing or roaring, that does not come from your surroundings (nobody else can hear it.) The sound may keep time with your heartbeat, it may keep pace with your breathing, it may be constant, or it may come and go it just depends on the individual. Tinnitus is most common in people older than age 40. Men have problems with tinnitus more often than women. However, this does not mean that someone younger may not be stricken by Tinnitus.