Tinnitus is a condition characterized by constant hissing, ringing or buzzing sensation in the ears. Though it is not itself an ailment, but a symptom that can be caused by an array of health conditions, such as Ménière’s disease, inner ear problems, high blood pressure, excessive air travel, hearing disorder that comes with ageing, build up of wax in ears, sinus infections, nasal allergies or ear infections.
Therefore, treatment of the root cause is essential to get rid of tinnitus completely. But, there are certain natural remedies that can minimize the effects of tinnitus to a great extent.
Natural Cure For Tinnitus
Cold And Hot Foot Baths
Not many people know that feet have a direct connection to the ears, nose, throat and even head. That’s why massaging feet is an important part of treatment for many diseases connected to those parts.
In case of tinnitus, you can get great relief by soaking your feet, first in hot water and then in cold water. When you take cold and hot water foot baths alternatively, it relieves the ringing sensation in the ears.
Chew Dry Fruits
When you chew dry fruits (like apricot, dates and raisins), it improves the blood circulation in the areas surrounding your ears, which helps in relieving the discomforts caused by tinnitus.
A very simple yet effective natural remedy for tinnitus is to wear earplugs. You can use any type of earplug, such as the ones made of cotton, foam or rubber.
Wearing earplugs puts your ears at rest, which can be very beneficial in relieving the buzzing or hissing sounds in the ears.
Glycerin And Salt
Take a pint of warm water in a pot. Add one teaspoon of glycerin and one teaspoon of salt in it. Stir the mixture thoroughly. Fill the liquid in a nasal spray bottle. Spray the solution in each nostril until the mixture reaches the deep down in your throat. Use this remedy at least 3-4 times a day for faster relief from tinnitus.
Maidenhair Tree Extract
Put 3-5 drops of maidenhair tree extracts in each ear, two times daily. It soothes the ear passages, which provides you relief from the whistling, beeping or buzzing sensation in the ears.
Sesame oil can also bring a very soothing and calming effect on your ears. Take five to ten drops of sesame oil in a spoon and warm it a little.
Lie down in bed and put it in each ear while facing the ear upward, one by one, with a gap of 5 minutes. Breathe deeply while you do this.
Dietary And Lifestyle Changes
Increase your intake of sea vegetables, kelp and garlic in your foods. Eating fresh pineapples everyday also helps, as it reduces inflammation in the ears that causes hissing or ringing sounds. Avoid sweet foods, tea and coffee. Include foods that are rich in choline, zinc and vitamins A, B and E. Avoid exposure to loud noises. Regular exercises, especially early in the morning, are also very helpful in curing tinnitus faster. Last, but not the least, adequate amount of sleep is also important, at least 7-9 hours every night.
Tinnitus, sometimes, can also be a side effect of certain drugs. Therefore, if you are taking medications, you should talk to your doctor about it. However, the above natural remedies for tinnitus work in almost all cases, regardless of the factors that cause it.
Caution: Please use 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.