Tinnitus

Tinnitus is termed as a ringing sound heard in one ear or both the ears

Causes

  • Age-related hearing illness
  • Trauma to ear
  • Meniere disease
  • Loud exposure to sound
  • Infection of the ears
  • A buildup of ear wax in the ear
  • Otosclerosis
  • Hearing loss
  • Ear canal blockage
  • Head injuries
  • Medications like NSAIDs, cancer drugs, diuretics
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction
  • Ear bone changes
  • Muscle spasms in the ear
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Blood disorders
  • Thyroid abnormalities
  • Sinusitis
  • Hormonal changes in women

Symptoms

Certain types of noises are heard in the ear such as

  • Buzzing or chirping
  • Roaring or whistling
  • Clicking or whooshing
  • Hissing or pulsing
  • Humming

Prevention

  • Use hearing protection like earplugs
  • Limit exposure to high volume
  • Limit alcohol
  • Maintain hygiene by doing ear cleaning regularly with earbuds
  • Avoid usage of materials  like sticks, or pins other than earbuds
  • Cochlear implants also act best

Diet

  • Fruits like pineapple, apples, and oranges, help in increasing the blood circulation of the body thereby causing chances of reducing the Inflammation
  • It is also proved medically that garlic has intrinsic properties of reducing the plaque formation in the arteries connected to the inner ear
  • Vegetables like spinach which have a high amount of zinc also have great benefits for people having hearing issues
  • Seafood is also helpful for people having ear infections, especially in old age

Homeopathic Management

  1. Calcarea carb- This remedy is often indicated for fat and flabby patients and also for chubby babies, Patients often complain that there is continuous ringing in their ears with or without vertigo, and there is a crackling or pulsing sensation in the ears thermally patients are chilly with lots of craving for sweets, due to complaints mentally they are very anxious and overwhelmed
  2. Lycopodium- This remedy is often prescribed when there is humming and roaring in the ears along with impairment of the ear, many people say that sounds keep echoing in the ears, and people are more prone to continuous ear infections with discharges from the ear mentally patient is very anxious, fearful and restless due to his complaints
  3. Carboveg- This remedy is often indicated when tinnitus is well marked with vertigo and nausea, Symptoms aggravate more during the night time and in the evening, a person may often feel cold and faint but still have craving for fresh and moving air this remedy often suits when the infection is very prolonged or recovery is very slow
  4. Cimicifuga- This remedy is prescribed to those patients who are very sensitive to noise, and there are pains and muscle tension in the neck and back mentally patient is very talkative, energetic but due to tinnitus they become depression and fearful, tinnitus along with frequent episodes of headaches especially to women during menstrual flow is also a peculiar feature for this remedy
  5. Kali carbonicum- This remedy often calls for when there is tinnitus with continuous ringing and roaring in the ears along with severe itching, during the complaint, there is also well-marked vertigo which aggravates more on turning the head people who often need this remedy are quiet, conservative, with a rigid core of ethics, anxiety is well marked in this remedy

Homeo care clinic

Dr. Vaseem Choudhary and his team have treated many patients successfully with tinnitus with his expert knowledge and mastery skills so if you are looking for your cure please visit our center for further assistance.

Frequently asked questions
  1. What tests are recommended for people having tinnitus? – Tests like audiometry, pitch masking speech discrimination test, and tympanometry
  2. Can tinnitus lead to hearing loss?- No, tinnitus can never cause hearing loss though it can co-exist simultaneously it can not precede hearing loss nor hearing loss can cause tinnitus
  3. Does loud noise lead to tinnitus? – Prolonged exposure to loud noise can damage hair cells in the inner ear and can cause chronic tinnitus
  4. Which trauma can lead to tinnitus? – If there is any neck injury or damage to the head then it might cause tinnitus