Category: tinnitus

How to Clean Your Ears Without a Cotton Swab

Ears are normally self-cleaning. However, despite doctors’ warnings, many use cotton swabs to do the job. STORY AT-A-GLANCE Ears are normally self-cleaning, but if you experience symptoms of excess earwax, including hearing loss, you may safely remove it using oil to soften the wax and a 3% hydrogen peroxide soak for five minutes Cotton swabs…


70 Percent of Tinnitus Cases Are Due to Autonomic Dysfunction—5 Exercises to Improve Tinnitus and Deafness

A 58-year-old woman had been deaf in her left ear for 18 years. And this had greatly affected her life and ability to work. She had consulted many doctors and tried many types of treatment to no avail. Just when she fell into despair, she was referred to Dr. Gwo-Bin Wu, director of Xinyitang Chinese…


Tinnitus: Why It’s Still Such a Mystery to Science

Despite the many groundbreaking medical advances of the last century, there are still some conditions that continue to perplex scientists. One such symptom is tinnitus, which people have reported experiencing as far back as the 1600 BC. Tinnitus is characterised by hearing unwanted sounds, such as a ringing, buzzing or humming noise in your ears…


7 Major Causes of Tinnitus and 3 Remedies

Tinnitus, the ringing of the ear,s is a vexing condition, and it can affect a patient’s daily life in severe cases. There are many causes of tinnitus, but no matter which one it is, once tinnitus occurs, it should be treated immediately. In addition, there are some ways to alleviate and improve its symptoms. According…


Magnesium Could Offer Fresh Hope to Tinnitus Sufferers

You may be familiar with the experience of a ringing sensation in your ears after a night out enjoying some good music. Perhaps you’ve never given it a second thought as the sound normally disappears on its own. But what if you were to wake up in the morning and still have the ringing in…


Acupuncture & Ginger Moxibustion Effective for Tinnitus

Researchers conclude that acupuncture combined with ginger moxibustion has a curative effect on patients with intractable tinnitus. Patients with intractable tinnitus are primarily the elderly or middle-aged people who hear ringing in the ears, especially in the evening or in a quiet environment. Medications often do not work well for this condition. Researchers from a hospital…


Ringing Ears Affects About ‘One Quarter’ of Australian Workers

Analysis of a survey led by the Curtin University in Western Australia has concluded that around 25 percent of the Australian workforce will experience tinnitus, also known as ringing ears. Tinnitus, the perception of sound without stimulus, is common and often is not a sign of a severe health problem; however, if persistent, it can…


COVID Associated With Hearing Loss, Tinnitus and Vertigo – New Study Confirms Link

Some viruses, such as measles, mumps and meningitis, can cause hearing difficulties, but what about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19? In the first few months of the pandemic, a rapid systematic review of COVID-19 and hearing difficulties revealed a possible link between COVID-19 and audio-vestibular symptoms (hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo). However, both the…