Why did my tinnitus go away after 2 years?
I knew someone who had tinnitus for 2 years and every doctor blamed it on him playing in a live band and said he had hearing loss. He went to get his ears cleaned to find he had a huge buildup of wax. Once cleaned his hearing came back and his tinnitus went away completely.
What should you do if you have tinnitus in your ear?
I think one of the first things people should have checked when they develop tinnitus is ear wax. Now I know there are many reports ear of people developing tinnitus from ear cleaning procedures buts it often the root cause.
What foods do you miss when you have tinnitus?
Almost all of the things you mentioned that aggravate your T are in line with my experience. I miss tomato sauce, tea, caffeine and sugary desserts, though I still have some decaf in the morning and bittersweet chocolate later on.
Can a person have tinnitus in both ears?
It can occur in one or both ears, and often people will describe the sound as “coming from their head.” There are a variety of descriptions that people use for their tinnitus such as whooshing, ringing, pulsing, and/or buzzing, and the quality of the sound varies by individual. Symptoms of tinnitus can cause great distress
When should I be concerned about ringing in my ears?
When should I be concerned about ringing in my ears? What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a generic term used to describe a ringing or noise in the ears that occurs in the absence of external sound. This is a very common condition that is thought to occur in up to 15% of people.
Why do I need a hearing test for tinnitus?
The hearing test will often provide additional information to the physician about whether further tests are necessary. If it is determined that tinnitus is caused by any of the conditions previously noted, treatment aimed at those conditions may offer relief.
Which is the best treatment for benign tinnitus?
The most effective treatment for non-pulsatile, benign tinnitus is cognitive behavioral therapy. Specific behavioral therapy, called tinnitus retraining therapy, has consistently been shown to reduce tinnitus compared to other treatment modalities. This can also aid in addressing any underlying stress or anxiety about the condition.