Ringing in the ears or tinnitus represent abnormal sounds (such as chirps, whistles, bells, chimes, thunder, chirps or whistles) they feel, continuously or at intervals of silence, in one or both ears. An estimated 36 million people worldwide suffer occasionally or constantly.
Tinnitus can be caused by:
- Plugging the ear canal by cerumen or earwax hardened
- Drugs such as aspirin, antibiotics and barbiturates
- Exposure to chemicals such as carbon monoxide emissions from the gasoline vapor used to dry clean
- Consumption of alcohol or caffeine excessive
- Exposure to loud noises and intense (loud radios, firearms shooting, by jackhammers, industrial machinery,
- aircraft landing or taking off at the airport, rock concerts etc.).
- Diseases affecting the middle ear and / or internal
- Circulatory disorders such as high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis
- Suffering of the cervical spine or
- Head Injuries
Remedy for tinnitus # 1 Take two tablespoons of brewer’s yeast daily mixed in tomato juice.
Remedy for tinnitus # 2 Take a tea made from leaves of ginkgo biloba three times a day which will increase irrigation brain and act positively on tinnitus.
Remedy for tinnitus # 3 Carry nose washed daily with cold water, lightly salted (1 or 2 grains of salt dissolved in a glass of water) which will stimulate blood flow if you get the water passing through the throat .
Remedy for tinnitus # 4 Add, in the case of plugging the ear as the cause of tinnitus, 3 or 4 drops of castor oil in each ear once a day, then cover with a cotton ball or use a drop onion juice three times a week to get relief, then once every ten days as maintenance.
Remedy for tinnitus # 5 Press for several minutes, the depressions behind both lobes and jaw directly below the ears.
Remedy for tinnitus # 6 Prepare a mixture, in the case of ear plugs with 100 grams of pure olive oil first cold pressed, 10 grams of flowers of mullein, 5 grams of horse-chestnuts, 3 drops essential oil of thyme. Put in a wide-mouthed jar and pour the herbs lightly hot oil while stirring. Leave the open air with gauze for 3 weeks and shake every day. After that time, we will brew and add the essence. Packaged in a dropper bottle and apply 4 drops into the ear at bedtime.
Remedy for tinnitus # 7 Heat water in a pint of sliced lemon, three tablespoons shelled sunflower seeds and a tablespoon of honey. Stir constantly for 10 minutes, strain the liquid and store in an airtight container. Take two glasses a day for 60 days.
Remedy for tinnitus 8: Apply a cloth previously warmed by an iron and put away, before it cools down, over the ear where you feel the buzz.
Remedy for tinnitus # 9: Pressing both ears against the head several times a day and using the thumb and forefinger to massage the outer edges of both ears, including the earlobes. Similarly, pressing and massaging the area below the last two fingers on the palm of each hand, and / or the soles of the foot between the little finger and the environment. (remedy of acupressure)
Adopt a diet high in fiber and low in fat, including especially food containing magnesium and potassium (good sources are apricots, baked potatoes, bananas, beets, leafy vegetables and nuts) which improves circulation and reduces annoying noises.
Avoid coffee and alcohol consumption.
Practicing gentle exercise and sports to activate blood circulation.
Prevent the introduction of the finger, pointed object or cotton sticks if the ear feels plugged, it can cause infections or injuries.
Practice relaxation techniques if the hum originates with stress.
Prevent the introduction of fluid in the ear canal if perforated eardrum suspected.
Going to a specialist when the tinnitus is persistent or recurring to find the cause that produces them and treat them specifically.