Tinnitus is also referred as ringing in the ear i.e. people with tinnitus hear sound from inside body and not from outside sources. People may hear sounds like buzzing, hissing, humming and so on. People may experience ringing sounds in one ear or both the ears and also the type of sound differ from individuals. People of all age groups from children to elders can face this but it is most common in people who over age 50 years. The condition worsens with age. Tinnitus varies in severity and type, few people face buzzing sound where as few others may face high intense whistle sounds. Tinnitus can be due to aging or also may be due to underlying disorders or health conditions. This condition can be temporary or it may last longer. Though there is no cure for tinnitus, the symptoms can be managed with treatments.
There are two types of tinnitus namely, subjective tinnitus and objective tinnitus. In subjective tinnitus, only the people who are suffering can hear the ringing sounds in the ear and this condition can be mainly due to problem in ear like outer, inner or middle ear. This is the most commonly seen type of tinnitus. Where as in objective tinnitus, professionals also hear sounds along with people suffering while examining. This can be due to muscle contractions, problem in middle ear and so on. This is a rare type of tinnitus.
Causes of Tinnitus
Tinnitus may be caused due to several factors like
- Excessive Ear wax or ear wax blockage
- Exposure to loud noises may be due to occupation which may damage the inner ear.
It may also be caused due to ear infections, unhealthy habits like smoking and alcohol consumption, head or neck injuries and Meniere’s disease. Men are at an increased risk of developing tinnitus than women.
Symptoms of Tinnitus
The symptoms and severity of tinnitus differ from each individuals, few common signs and symptoms are
- Ringing sounds in the ear
- Crackling sounds
- Humming noises in the ear
- Continuous music or singing sounds
The volume and severity of sounds differ and people may also face persistent sounds. In rare cases people may also face hearing loss. People may face these symptoms continuously or the symptoms may just stay for short period.
Homeopathy Treatment for Tinnitus
Homeopathy treatment for tinnitus problem works very efficiently using natural remedies. Homeopathy remedies are made of natural substances extracted from plants, vegetables and other natural minerals. Homeopathy treatment varies from each individual as it is based on the symptoms and theory of individualization. Homeopathy not only controls the symptoms of tinnitus but also aims to treat the underlying root cause of the problem like ear infections and excess ear wax and so on. Homeopathy for tinnitus problems not just treats tinnitus but aims at overall wellbeing. Homeopathy treatment for tinnitus problems is safe, side effects free and suitable for all age groups. Homeopaths along with treatment also provide health tips for tinnitus problems which help in quick recovery.