Most people do not know tinnitus. First, tinnitus is a hearing disorder wherein a person is hearing sounds that are non existent. In simple terms, the sounds seem to emerge internally from within the ear, making the person perceive that the sound is real. Such sounds can be irritating and can cause potential damage and loss of hearing. Persons who are affected by tinnitus can hear sounds of an insect buzzing continuously, a murmur or a whisper, a ticking sound, or the sound of an electric drill. Tinnitus is a condition that leads to another form of hearing deficiency or disease. Some call it a disease, but tinnitus is a basic manifestation that precedes to another one. In addition, tinnitus attacks a person suddenly, some attacks are minimal and can come in sporadic patterns, in worse cases, some attacks can have long lasting effects that can ruin your daily routine. The effects of tinnitus on a person depends on its gravity or intensity that can cause clinical depression and fatigue.
There are some ways of how to treat persons who are experiencing tinnitus. Although some tinnitus remedies can also aggravate the condition, these treatments can be also of a big help to control those internal noises. Here are some of the tinnitus remedies that can help:
When you are at home and you are experiencing some of these symptoms, the best way for you to manage and control these noises is to use an earplug. Refrain from exposing yourself to loud noises such as traffic and people who are chattering, the sound of electrical appliances or heavy machinery etc. as this will also complicate things and will really get you annoyed and irritated. Ear plugs can help reduce the level of noise that are coming from these sources.
Watch what you eat. Some of the common causes of tinnitus include excessive intake of sugar, nicotine,caffeine. Refrain from putting additional spices to your food, it also helps if you reduce your coffee, tea and soda intake. These foods can worsen the condition as well. It is also recommended that you eat a lot of fresh fruits vegetables to enhance the immune system of your body. Eating of dried fruits and veggies can improve your blood’s circulation and lessen the effects of tinnitus.
Do a lot of exercise and learn to practice yoga. Exercising is also essential to keep yourself physically fit. Physical exercises help prevent blood pressure and other diseases that can attack your immune system. Yoga exercises can also help reduce the effects of tinnitus as it helps you focus on one thing instead of being distracted by those noises. Yoga also helps you to meditate and can boost your physical and mental health as well. You can also use the earplugs while doing these exercises.
If you are going to sleep, you can turn off your alarm clock or your radio to help you sleep and relax more. Or in some cases, you can re arrange the signal of your radio as this will help balance the internal sounds and the external sounds.
It is recommended that you take medicines that are specifically prescribed by your doctor. Always remember that some drugs can aggravate and complicate your condition. These homemade tinnitus remedies can help you lessen and reduce these internal sounds and will boost your chances of getting better.