Tinnitus is said to be the perception of the ear without an external source. It can be expressed as whooshing, whining, roaring, tickling or whistling sound. Others people call it noise in ears. All of these descriptions mean only one thing, it’s TINNITUS. In some occasions, tinnitus may sound low and eventually disappear by itself, but other types are loud and unbearable that becomes an enduring disability you would not want to happen to you or anyone in the family.
The main causes of tinnitus are:
- Stress, which impedes the function of hypothalamus in the production of essential chemicals needed by the body in order to function normally. When these significant chemical are not well produced, it may result to unhealthy condition such as tinnitus.
- Noise-induced cochlear damage. These cover almost 90% percent of tinnitus cases.
- Sinus or allergies, which is usually treated by taking antibiotics and antihistamines; these medications coagulates the mucous which result to middle ear infection and tinnitus.
- Maniere’s Disease, a chronic disorder in the middle ear which usually is associated with vertigo attacks, intermittent hearing, and tinnitus.
There are tinnitus treatments sold in the market today that are only concentrated on the symptoms and not on what caused the unwanted noise. Let me tell you that there is another option known as homeopathic tinnitus treatment and remedies which is a part of alternative medicine. The remedies are specially formulated depending on the causes of the ringing in the ears. Such a holistic approach that helps the body heals from within.
The key to a successful treatment is with the help of a physician before you proceed with the treatment to rule out the underlying causes of your tinnitus. You should also learn to withdraw from everything that causes or worsen your tinnitus.