December 10, 2008

Miracle Cure for Tinnitus

Many people are suffering from tinnitus and the numbers are growing everyday. It has affected many lives holding back the person’s ability to live normally. Perhaps you’re one of them who also suffering from such and is hoping for a cure; either in a bottle or in some miracle cure for tinnitus to relieve from the condition.

There are some companies who are claiming that they have the miracle treatments you should be aware of. Let me remind you that there is no such miracle treatment that has been developed until today. Perhaps the miracles that happened were you had exhausted funds and still nothing happened. Your ears don’t stop ringing. That’s the miracle there.

Tinnitus is the subjective perception of the sound in one or both ears or head without the presence of external sounds. This means that nobody hears the ringing, buzzing, whooshing, pulsing, whistling, or pounding in ears but only the person suffering from the condition. The ringing sensation may be temporary or permanent, or a soft or shattering sound.

The symptoms and causes of tinnitus vary from one person to another. One example of major causes of tinnitus is noise-induced hearing loss. Prolonged exposure to loud noises can damage the tiny hair cells in the inner ear. When these hair cells are damaged or bent, there is no way it can be restored.

If there are people claiming to have the absolute cure for tinnitus, beware of them. There is no miracle cure that can stop the unwanted and irritating noise in your head. There may be testimonials from other people claiming that their tinnitus is completely healed but the authenticity of such claims still has to be validated. There are even no evidences that any one treatment is far better than another. A certain treatment may work for one person but may not work for another.

Biofeedback, white noise masking, surgery or natural remedies are some of the treatments you can also consider alongside with change of lifestyle. Some people can manage to lower the volume of their tinnitus and reduce its episodes by recommended diet and regular exercise. It is also wise to know certain food or anything that can trigger or aggravate tinnitus.

Before doing anything or self experimentation to relieve from the suffering, one should consult a tinnitus expert to determine if the ringing in the ear is caused by medical condition that needs to be take care of, or something even more serious. Tinnitus is not a disease itself but a symptom of several underlying causes.

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