Tinnitus - Causes, Symptoms and Natural Cures

deepa venkitesh By deepa venkitesh, 27th Oct 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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A ringing sound in ear is the symptom of tinnitus. It can be triggered by salt, alcohol, tobacco and other foods. Long time exposure to loud sounds can also cause ringing sound. There are natural remedies like herbs, yoga, magnetic therapy, hypnosis and acupuncture. The symptoms should not be overlooked. The ringing is accompanied by severe pain in serious conditions.

Ringing sound in ears?

Have you ever experienced a ringing in your ears? Do you hear funny sounds sometimes? This is the symptom of the health condition known as tinnitus. It is often accompanied by unbearable pain in severe conditions. There are natural remedies for tinnitus which includes acupuncture, magnetic therapy, herbal cure and hypnosis.

What are the causes of tinnitus?

Blood pressure variation

Thyroid problems

Ear infections

Wax in ear

Exposed to sound for longer period of time

Head injury

Brain injury


Antibiotic side effects

Side effects of aspirin, sleeping pills and anti swelling pills


Triggers also include excessive salt, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, colds, sweeteners and medicines

What are the types of tinnitus?

What are the types of tinnitus?

1. Tonal
The patient hears a ringing sound all the time.

2. Pulsatile

The patient hears a sound which rhythms with the pulse.

3. Objective

People around the patient can hear the ringing sound.

Other sounds like roaring, buzzing, whistling and beeping can also be heard by people who suffer from this health condition. Some people hear only one type of sound whereas some patients hear a combination of the sounds mentioned above

What are the symptoms of tinnitus?

What are the symptoms of tinnitus?


One should never ignore the ringing sounds in ears, especially if it lasts long enough to be a bother.

What are the natural cures for tinnitus?

Natural treatments do not pose serious health hazards. They are preferred because they provide immense relief. Homeopathy uses medicines like graphites, coffea cruda, lycopodium, chininum sulphuricum and cimicifuga. Aroma therapy uses oils like rose, lemon, rosemary and cypress to relieve the pain and sound. Yoga is very good in treating tinnitus. The ‘dhara ‘is an effective method for curing most problems related to the head. Oil is allowed to slowly drip on the head of the patient. Taking oil baths is also good for preventing this condition from occurring again.

Natural herbs like ginkgo biloba and cohosh are good for curing tinnitus. The leaf extracts are also useful in curing diseases like dizziness, headaches, lack of memory and depression. Other natural treatment includes hypnosis, magnet therapy, hyperbaric oxygen and cranio sacral therapy. These treatments are aimed at reducing the discomfort and pain that the patient experiences.

Many people now resort to PRANIC HEALING for curing of illnesses and do claim that they have been cured.

Vitamin deficiency also causes tinnitus. Potassium, magnesium and zinc deficiency can cause the ringing sound. Herbal healers prescribe sesame seeds because they contain vitamins that will reduce the ringing sound. Other vitamins like vitamin A, E, B, C and Folic acid are also very good in preventing and reducing the symptoms of this condition.


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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
28th Oct 2015 (#)

Happy to read your useful post again, thanks Deepa.

It is tough to suffer from such for long when we have varied solutions at hand - siva

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author avatar brendamarie
28th Oct 2015 (#)

great article, I didn't know, there was anything that you could do to help with this. My husband has it from play guitar most of his life.

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author avatar deepa venkitesh
28th Oct 2015 (#)

Thanks Siva sir and Brenda I hope you try the pranic healing method, its free

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