Tinnitus is a condition in which a person feels a sensation in his ear. The sensation can be loud as well as quite, it can be disturbing as well as unnoticeable. It can be quite a depressing situation. Does tinnitus have a treatment?
To be concise, tinnitus does not have a sure treatment, though there are a lot of things one can try. The effect of a tinnitus treatment varies from person to person. Listed below are some tinnitus treatments that have a good working record.
White noise is a new therapy to treat tinnitus, it comes from the concept that tinnitus is caused by loud noises. White noise, such as that produced by a radio tuned to an empty frequency has two effects; the first one is that it masks the ringing sound.
The second is that it assists to stimulate inhibitory pathways by developing a continuous background of sound. The white noise treatment is the latest discovery and a step forward in the tinnitus treatment. In animals the white and blue noise shows effect and the doctors are positive that it will work for humans as well.
Alternative medicine can also prove to be of extreme usefulness when it comes to tinnitus treatment.
According to some theories tinnitus is caused by the deficiency of magnesium, the doctors say that if a person suffering from tinnitus takes magnesium capsules and tablets, he can overcome tinnitus. The deficiency of zinc is also considered to be a cause of tinnitus.
Dihuang (Rehmannia glutinosa):
It is a Chinese herb. The herb has not be tested or experimented too much. However, some evidence suggests that it can be useful. People use it to treat noise induced hearing loss as well. It can also act as an antioxidant.
Acupuncture is a method that has been used by Chinese for ages to treat different diseases. The most common use of acupuncture these days is fighting stress and quitting smoking. Acupuncture does work well. Needles are inserted in various parts of the body and then tapped when a sensation hits. If you want to go for acupuncture, then make sure that you go to a person who as adequate knowledge and understanding of acupuncture. It is not just inserting needles and doing some magic; it is a medically approved treatment, which should be taken seriously. It is an excellent method to cure a lot of diseases.