July 22, 2009

Ear Ringing Remedies

Tinnitus is a medical condition affecting over fifty million people in the United States and millions more elsewhere in the world. Although the condition is not life threatening about one to two million people suffer from the piercing intensity of the ringing in the ears tinnitus generates to the point that it becomes a debilitating condition. Although it is as yet an incurable condition, there are some ear ringing remedies you can do right now to decrease the intensity of your tinnitus.

Turn down the volume. Everyone seems to have an earphone plugged into his or her ear nowadays. Whether it is an Ipod, mp3 player, or cellular phone it will probably be a good idea to turn the volume down in your ear phones to a more reasonable level. Constant and prolonged exposure to loud noises does result in damage to hearing and triggers or aggravates already existing tinnitus.

If you do work in a place where you are exposed to loud noises such as a construction site or airport make sure to wear adequate ear protection to prevent damage to your hearing and tinnitus.

Tinnitus has been linked to high blood pressure so if you do want to stop the ringing in ears you hear keep your blood pressure within the normal range. Remember that high blood pressure is also a primary risk factor for heart problems so have yourself checked up as soon as possible.

Another one of the many ear ringing remedies you should try out is to avoid food and substances that have been known to trigger or aggravate already existing tinnitus. Among them are tobacco, caffeine salt and sugar. Consuming too much over-the counter medication such as aspirin has also been known to trigger or aggravate tinnitus.

Switch to a healthy lifestyle. Eat a balanced diet and exercise regularly. Exercise not only helps improve your strength and stamina but it also helps get your blood circulation going. Poor blood circulation in the ears is one of the culprits for tinnitus. Also, exercise helps alleviate and get rid of stress which also has been known to make a person’s ears ring.

These are just some ear ringing remedies you can easily do right away. Consult your medical practitioner for more treatment options on how to stop ringing in the ears.

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