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Some perceive it as a high-pitched, mosquito-like squeal; others, an incessant electrical buzzing. It can even sound like unintelligible voices or music. It’s known as tinnitus, and it’s a surprisingly common affliction, affecting millions of people around the world. Here’s why it happens, and how you can prevent it.