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Tinnitus Free Hearing

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Submitted : 2011-04-05 00:00:00    Word Count : 1137    Popularity:   Not Rated

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Do you have noises in your ears or in your head? Maybe the sound is a ringing, or perhaps a whistling, a hissing or a roaring? The medical word for this is tinnitus. It comes from the Latin word 'tinnire', which means 'to ring' and is the perception of sound within the human ear in the absence of corresponding external sound
You might only notice these sounds when it is very quiet, such as at night. Or they might be so loud that they intrude on your everyday life. Either way, tinnitus can be distressing and worrying - but you are not alone.
Tinnitus is a very common disorder with about one in five people between 55 and 65 years old reporting symptoms on a general health questionnaire, and 11.8% on more detailed tinnitus-specific questionnaires. It's quite common to have mild tinnitus, and around one in 10 people are occasionally affected. One in 200 people have tinnitus so badly that it affects their ability to lead a normal life.
So if you suddenly get up in the middle of the night hearing strange noises you are not alone. In fact tinnitus is experienced by over 50 million Americans and some 7 million people in the UK.
By definition, tinnitus is experienced as an acoustic like sensation, located in the head, for which there is no external cause. Those suffering from it describe it in various ways; such as roaring, hissing, static like sounds, crickets, music, clicking, buzzing, whistling and humming being a few of the descriptions provided by those with the disorder.
Tinnitus is not a disease, but a symptom that can result from a wide range of underlying causes. It is actually a symptom of a problem that is rooted deep, somewhere within your body
· Abnormally loud sounds in the ear canal for even the briefest period (but usually with some duration),
· Ear infections, foreign objects in the ear,
· Nose allergies that prevent (or induce) fluid drain, or wax build-up.
· Withdrawal from a benzodiazepine addiction may cause tinnitus as well.
· In-ear headphones, whose sound enters directly into the ear canal, without any opportunity to be deflected or absorbed elsewhere, are a common cause of tinnitus when volume is set beyond modest or moderate levels.
The sensation can be intermittent or it can be continuous, in which case it can be the cause of great distress. In some individuals, the intensity can be changed by shoulder, head, tongue, jaw, or eye movements.
Natural hearing impairment due to aging can also be a contributing factor to the disorder. In fact most people with tinnitus have some degree of hearing loss in that they are often unable to hear clearly external sounds which occur within the same range of frequencies as their "phantom sounds”. It can also be caused as a side effect due to some medications, and as a side effect of genetic (congenital) hearing loss.
However, the most common cause is noise induced hearing loss. The noise can be a sudden burst, or it could be constant banging that hits the ear drum directly.
Modern ear pieces, directly inserted into the ears, with sound entering the ear canal directly, without the opportunity to be deflected or absorbed elsewhere, are a common cause of tinnitus especially when volume levels are set beyond moderate levels.
The source of most cases of tinnitus is within the inner ear, which converts sounds to nerve signals; the auditory nerve, which carries these signals to the brain; and the parts of the brain involved in decoding those signals into what we sense as sounds.
Tinnitus is often linked to hearing loss. For this reason it's more common in older people who have age-related hearing loss.
Whatever the cause of the tinnitus, it's almost always made worse by stress, which can be either physical or psychological. Some people are able to live with their tinnitus quite happily. In others, the tinnitus seriously interferes with their quality of life. The tinnitus can be in one or both ears, or 'in the head'.
Exposure to loud noise at work may also cause tinnitus. If you work with pneumatic drills or in noisy factories, you may be more at risk of having tinnitus. If you are exposed to such loud noises then it's advisable to wear noise protection headphones.
Other possible causes of tinnitus include:
· Meniere's disease, which results from an increased pressure in the inner ear and also causes deafness and vertigo
· otosclerosis, a condition in which the small bones of the middle ear become stiff and immobile as a result of new bone formation
· ear infections and inflammation
· wax blocking your ear
· middle-ear effusion (the type that is often known as 'glue ear' in children)
· acoustic neuroma, a benign (non-cancerous) tumour of the auditory nerve
· high doses of medicines including aspirin, quinine and some antibiotics, water tablets (diuretics), beta-blockers and chemotherapy drugs
· head injury or whiplash
· general health problems like hypertension
· problems with the joint between your jaws (this is called the temporomandibular joint), which can also lead to pain in the head or face
If you have tinnitus, you're more likely to complain of feeling depressed, irritable, annoyed and have problems with concentration and sleep.
As tinnitus is usually a subjective phenomenon, it is difficult to measure using objective tests and more often than not the condition is often rated clinically on a simple scale from "slight" to "catastrophic" according to the practical difficulties it imposes, such as interference with sleep, quiet activities, and normal daily activities.
It is almost impossible to live with tinnitus but you don't have to. If you are hearing the noises, whether all the time or intermittently, you must seek treatment immediately. The remedies suggested by the physician can give some relief. But the noises always come back as conventional treatments only treat the symptoms of tinnitus and may provide temporary relief at best.
Perhaps you are one of those who have tried alternative tinnitus treatments; herbal remedies, essential oils, sound masking, dietary improvements all with varying degrees of relief. But the problem when using alternative remedies for tinnitus is that they don’t deal with the root causing all those noises, and so the sounds come back as soon as you have stopped following these treatments.
The only way you could ever get rid of your tinnitus for good is by following a holistic approach to healing. By using a multidimensional treatment for tinnitus, you can begin to tackle all the causative factors to tinnitus and eliminate the triggering elements from the root. This is the only path for permanent freedom from tinnitus.
If you want to find the ultimate solution, a solution guaranteed to permanently reverse the root of ear ringing and naturally and dramatically improve the over all quality of your life, without the use of prescription medications and without any surgical procedures.

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