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Eliminating Tinnitus

Unfortunately there is no known scientific "cure" for tinnitus. However, there are preventative measures that can be taken, and often tinnitus is caused by an underlying issue that if found and dealt with, can possibly minimize the noise.

Before we talk about products to help reduce or minimize tinnitus, there are some great prevention tips that are worth noting that can help individuals steer clear of tinnitus all together. Some types of tinnitus may be avoided by following preventive measures. Tinnitus can be prevented by wearing ear plugs at work (if there is excessive noise), at sporting events, at rock concerts, while hunting, and using a lawnmower. Also, it is not recommended to use cotton swabs to clean the ears (it pushes wax against the ear drum). Exercising regularly and maintaining good cardiovascular health may reduce the chances of developing tinnitus linked to blood vessel disorders.

If a cause can be found, an Audiologist or ENT (Ear Nose Throat) doctor is often the one who will be the best help in identifying the cause of tinnitus. If an underlying cause of the tinnitus is found, a doctor will relieve that condition and the tinnitus usually subsides. This may include removing earwax, relieving blood vessel conditions, or changing medication regimens. Unfortunately, in many cases, the underlying cause cannot be identified therefore tinnitus remains as a nuisance.

There is no specific solution for tinnitus, but there are different options that have helped individuals manage it. Sometimes a combination of products is more effective than a single one. Simple options like white noise machines, hearing aids, and masking devices, may be offered because of their ability to suppress sounds, making the tinnitus less annoying.

In some people making dietary changes can reduce the loudness of the sound people hear. Most diets for tinnitus include reducing alcohol and coffee consumption. If tinnitus has been linked to excess fluid, taking diuretics to reduce the amount of fluid in a person's system can help as well.

Some alternative methods can possibly help. There is no guarantee, but since they are not harmful, they might be worth the try. A few options are taking minerals such as magnesium or zinc, herbal preparations such as Ginkgo biloba, homeopathic remedies, or B vitamins. Others have experienced tinnitus relief with acupuncture, cranio-sacral therapy, magnets, hyperbaric oxygen, or hypnosis. There are companies that make specific non-prescription formulas to address the symptoms of tinnitus; many people have found tinnitus relief with these products as well.

Few other options include, Drug Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Sound Therapy, Biofeedback, and Cochlear Implants/Electrical Stimulation. Remember there is no "cure", but there are many different options that can definitely help reduce the ear-ringing and other symptoms of tinnitus.

Tinnitus - Causes, Prevention & Relief

After hours of loud music at band rehearsal, you may experience a ringing in your ear or a buzzing noise. This auditory experience is tinnitus, and each year about 25 million Americans report regularly having the symptom. If you're lucky, the ringing ...

Published:  Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:39:00 GMT



Tinnitus - You got this? What have you done?

* Disclaimer: This is not a thread intended to provide medical advice. See your audiologist for a complete diagnosis. Also, listening to anything too loud WILL damage your hearing. Seems that this condition is synonymous with an individual love of things ...

Published:  Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:23:00 GMT



Asia-Pacific Tinnitus Drug Market 2017 Industry Key Vendors, Opportunity & Forecast to 2022

Orbis Research aims to bring the best research material to its esteemed and scholarly clients looking for a complete and detailed analysis of market reports. In the new Asia-Pacific Tinnitus Drug Market report, Orbis Research delivers a holistic ...

Published:  Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:04:00 GMT



12 Things People Miss About Life Before Hyperacusis

Become a Mighty contributor here. A few years ago, prescription medication damaged my hearing. I now have tinnitus, which is a constant ringing in the ears, something you may have experienced temporarily after seeing a concert. I also have hyperacusis ...

Published:  Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:30:00 GMT



Listening for the sneaky sound cues in 'Baby Driver'

Here are some insights from Slater: "The sound that we all kind of associate in movies with tinnitus, which is that high-pitched whistle tone - we wanted to try and explore different avenues, so that it didn't just sound like something that was going ...

Published:  Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:30:00 GMT



House Calls - Sounds like you have a problem - tinnitus

Many patients present to a physician's office complaining of constant ringing in their ears. Hearing sounds when there is no external stimuli is referred to as tinnitus. Tinnitus affects more than 50 million Americans. The majority are over the age of 55 ...

Published:  Mon, 10 Jul 2017 22:19:00 GMT



Tea for Tinnitus day in memory of Gilly

A TEA party organised by the families of Oldham band Inspiral Carpets will raise money in memory of drummer Craig Gill. The cake and tea party at Salford Lads' Club on Sunday from 2 until 5pm, is part of the British Tinnitus Association's 'Tea for Tinnitus ...

Published:  Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:00:00 GMT



TMJ update: TMJ home treatment, TMJ headache, tinnitus, rheumatoid arthritis

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is a condition of the jaw and surrounding structures that make it difficult to speak, eat, or even yawn without experiencing some sort of pain or discomfort. The condition can happen in both men and women, with the ...

Published:  Sun, 09 Jul 2017 02:44:00 GMT



Assessing concussion symptom presentation may provide insight into rise in rates

A total of 6,205 concussions were reported during the study period. The number of athletes presenting with amnesia, disorientation, dizziness, loss of consciousness and tinnitus (ringing in the ears), decreased significantly from 2007 through 2015 while ...

Published:  Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:03:00 GMT



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