Tinnitus is a condition also known as “Ringing Ears”. A ringing sound comes from inside of the ears. In some cases the condition is so mild that a person can easily lead a life without any difficulty but in some cases the condition becomes so serious that it can disrupts the quality of life. The noises can be hissing, clicking or buzzing. The pitch of the ring varies from low to high, depending upon the severity. There are a number of medications available for tinnitus management; however if you wish to go the natural way you may consider some of the following natural remedies.
Here Are 14 Ways To Reduce Tinnitus Naturally:
Gingko biloba having its origins in China is a magic herb and is known for various health benefits. It has beneficial effects on blood and lipid profile and also acts as an antioxidant. These effects help in reducing inflammation and controls blood pressure. Regular and long term use of this herb is very beneficial for the management of tinnitus.
Foods rich in Zinc and coenzyme Q10. These nutrients help in reducing symptoms of tinnitus and their regular use helps in giving the patients a better quality of life. The examples of food containing these nutrients are shellfish, oysters, green leafy vegetables like radish, spinach, pork etc.
Moderate Salt Intake
One of the causes of tinnitus includes blood vessel diseases and high blood pressure. Hence controlling your daily salt intake will help in managing blood pressure goals which in turn reduces symptoms of tinnitus.
Consumption of pineapple fruit is helpful in reducing symptoms as it reduces inflammation. Also including garlic in diet reduces inflammation.
Natural Ear Drops
You can naturally make ear drops at home and instil 2-3 drops in your ear daily to reduce inflammation and reduce symptoms. Some of the examples of these drops are tulsi drops (tulsi leaves boiled and cooled, then strained) and onion drops (onion paste, crush it on a sieve. Strain off the water that comes out and use as drops).
Control Alcohol And Caffeine Levels
Intake of alcohol and even caffeine constricts your blood flow to the brain which goes ahead to increase and worsen the symptoms of tinnitus. Hence it is advised that your limit alcohol and caffeine intake.
Consuming almonds with warm milk every morning is one of the most simple and most beneficial remedy for alleviating the symptoms of tinnitus.
In some cases where the symptoms start getting aggravated and worsening, you can use a nasal spray made up of glycerine, warm water and pinch of salt. This will reduce the ringing sounds. You can repeat this procedure 2-3 times a day.
Smoking increases inflammation and also increases the risk of blood vessel disorders which lead to worsening of tinnitus. Hence it is best to quit smoking altogether.
Regular Physical Exercise
Exercising regularly will maintain good circulation and help in adequate blood flow. This further reduces inflammation and reduces symptoms of tinnitus naturally.
Yoga And Meditation
Yoga and meditation again play a role with blood flow and improving body immunity. It has not been proven how but yoga and meditating regularly keeps you fit and to a great extent reduces symptoms and adversities of tinnitus.
Acupuncture is known to provide ample of health benefits and cures a number of medical conditions. There are certain points of acupuncture which help in managing tinnitus. You need to consult an expert with suitable knowledge and experience for this. Make sure you are targeting the correct points.
Ginger is antibacterial in nature; also improves blood flow and reduces blood cholesterol. You can say it overall improves the blood and lipid profile and is antioxidant in nature. When put together these properties makes ginger a very effective remedy for tinnitus.
Mustard oil is a traditional trick which is used for removing ear wax. Generally it is warmed a bit and put inside the ear to clear ear wax. Removing ear wax helps in reducing tinnitus. Also mustard oil is antibacterial and antifungal to some extent which further helps.
Pumpkin is very rich in a number of vitamins. For this reason it helps in the cases of tinnitus. Also a number of studies have shown that pumpkin is rich is vitamin A, which is the most essential vitamin for managing tinnitus.
Taking small basic steps to eliminate the cause along with reducing the symptoms of tinnitus improves further worsening of the condition and improves the patient’s quality of life.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.