Tinnitus

Definition of Tinnitus:

A sensation of noise (ringing or roaring) that is caused by a bodily condition and can usually only be heard by the person affected.

Also: Tinnitis

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Bell's Palsy

...the condition
“...Pain behind the ear is a common symptom, along with fever, tinnitus, and a mild hearing deficit...”

Ginkgo Biloba

...as a treatment
“...Ginkgo has been used successfully against Raynaud's disease, varicose conditions, dementia syndromes, vertigo and tinnitus of vascular origin, peripheral arterial occlusion, platelet aggregation and intermittent claudication...”
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Hearing Loss

...the condition
“...For instance, disorders that involve the inner ear and auditory nerve often also cause dizziness and tinnitus (ringing or whistling sounds in the ear)...”

Hyperbaric Oxygen

...as a treatment
“...cough, seizures, substernal chest pain, sweating, bronchitis, pallor, shortness of breath, muscle twitching, pulmonary edema, anxiety and/or respiratory changes, pulmonary fibrosis, visual changes, tinnitus, hallucinations, vertigo, hiccups and decreased level of consciousness...”

Meniere's Disease

...the condition
“...The subsequent mixing of endolymph and perilymph sends confusing messages down the vestibular nerve to the brain, resulting in severe spinning vertigo, nausea, hearing loss, tinnitus, and a feeling of fullness in the ear...”
...related topic
“An affliction of the middle ear characterized by vertigo, nausea, vomiting, tinnitus and progressive deafness...”
...recommendation Processed Foods Avoidance
“Among individuals with Meniere's disease who replaced refined carbohydrates in their diet with high-fiber, complex carbohydrates, tinnitus frequently improved or disappeared...”

Otitis Media

...related topic
“...Symptoms of OME include decreased hearing, tinnitus and unsteadiness, but OME can be entirely without symptoms...”

Somatoform Disorder

...the condition
“...Amnesia; Blindness; Double vision; Inability to vocalize/speak; Hearing loss; Tinnitus; Lack of coordination; Losing consciousness; Inability to empty the bladder (ischuria); Painful or difficult urination; Pain or problems during sexual intercourse; Ejaculatory dysfunction;...”

Tendency Toward Postpartum Depression

...the condition
“...Persons with elevated copper are prone to tinnitus and postpartum depression...”

Therapeutic Fasting

...as a treatment
“...Conditions responding to fasting include: Headaches, hypoglycemia, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, acne and eczema, tinnitus, vertigo, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, cervical dysplasia, chronic neck and back pain, polymyalgia rheumatica, and many others...”

Tinnitus

...the condition
Tinnitus is the medical term for "ringing in the ears" although some people hear other sounds...”
...our question about Hearing blood rushing in the ears
“People with pulsatile tinnitus typically hear a regular sound that occurs in time with their heartbeat...”
...relationship to Megaloblastic Anemia / Pernicious Anemia
“In one report, 47% of people with tinnitus and related disorders were found to have vitamin B12 deficiencies...”
...relationship to Insomnia
“In a double-blind study of people who had difficulty sleeping because of tinnitus, supplementation with 3mg of melatonin per night for one month resulted in improved sleep...”
...relationship to Stress
“Many people say their tinnitus is worse when they are tired or stressed...”
...relationship to TMJ Problems
“A study of twenty patients with tinnitus found that ten tested positive for TMJ dysfunction in all diagnostic tests used, and nine more tested positive to one or more of the diagnostic procedures...”
...relationship to Zinc Requirement
“...A Japanese study tested the theory that insufficient levels of zinc may therefore contribute to tinnitus...”
...relationship to Depression
“Many tinnitus sufferers become depressed simply from having to deal with the constant noise...”
...recommendation Conventional Drug Avoidance
“The effects of tinnitus can be magnified by at least 200 different drugs...”
...recommendation DMSO Topically
“Patients suffering from tinnitus were given 2ml of a medicated DMSO solution every 4 days...”
...recommendation Ginkgo Biloba
“...Amongst patients suffering from cerebrovascular insufficiency, a common problem associated with normal aging, a gingko extract produced a significant improvement in the symptoms of vertigo, tinnitus, headache and forgetfulness...”
...recommendation Vinpocetine
“Personal testimonies indicate that vinpocetine, acting as a cerebral vasodilator, may be effective in some people for reducing tinnitus...”
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Vertigo

...the condition
“...nausea and vomiting, loss of balance (especially falling toward the affected side), hearing loss in the affected ear (especially with bacterial labyrinthitis), ringing or other noises in the ears (tinnitus) and involuntary eye movements...”

Vitamin B-Complex

...as a treatment
“...B-complex has been shown to be beneficial in the following conditions ... Tinnitus...”
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