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common tinnitus signs and symptoms
People that have heard ringing in their ears for many years or decades need to know that they
may have tinnitus. If you do have this particular type of symptom, more than likely a diagnosis is
very easy. In the paragraphs that follow, we will show you some common symptoms of tinnitus
and what you can do about this debilitating condition.
You can easily read about numerous theories as to why tinnitus symptoms plague so many
people. Unfortunately, if your medical team can't find a specific medical condition that is
responsible for your tinnitus symptoms, the alternative treatment choices are numerous. Stress
and anxiety play a big role in a lot of illnesses and there are people who believe they are a factor
in tinnitus. This theory, however, is yet to be proven.
Don't rule out the possibility that your lifestyle habits and what you eat may be contributing factors
to your tinnitus symptoms. If you consume a lot of caffeine, alcohol, or eat too much salt, these
foodstuffs can act as a trigger for tinnitus symptoms. Smoking cigarettes or anything else that
contains nicotine can also be a problem. If you suffer from tinnitus frequently, it might be a good
idea to keep a food journal to try to pinpoint which foods trigger your tinnitus. Also, as to your
lifestyle habits, try to write down what you were doing whenever you have a tinnitus attack. (this
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You may not always have tinnitus symptoms in both ears (bilateral tinnitus). Some people get
unilateral tinnitus, which is when it just manifests in one ear. Usually this occurs in the left ear.
The numerous factors that set off an attack of bilateral tinnitus are the same for unilateral tinnitus.
If you have an accumulation of earwax in one ear, this can result in tinnitus symptoms. If you have
an ear infection, this can set off your tinnitus symptoms. In this case, the antibiotics used to treat
the infection could even cause or worsen tinnitus symptoms. Other medications as well, which
you might be taking for any kind of medical or psychological problem, can be a contributing factor
Even though a simple buildup of ear wax is a common cause of tinnitus symptoms, removing the
ear wax from your ear canal can be very complicated. A lot of times a wax buildup in your ears
can cause tinnitus symptoms, but if your buildup is considerable, it will take more than just a
simple cleaning to get rid of the problem. In fact, trying to clean out wax from your own ears can
have damaging consequences, as you could do harm to parts of your ear and end up with hearing
Besides doing damage, it is extremely probable that you will just push the earwax down further
into the ear canal if you try to get it out with a cotton swab or other implement. One method that is
safe, and that a lot of people use, is to put a few drops of a 3% solution of Hydrogen Peroxide into
the afflicted ear with a medicine dropper. This usually will cause the wax buildup to bubble to the
surface. You may also want to go to a doctor, who can remove ear wax using medical equipment
such as an ear syringe. In conclusion, a good portion of the adult population actually suffers from
symptoms of tinnitus on a regular basis. Tinnitus is usually more annoying than dangerous, but no
one wants to hear ringing in their ears all day long. As with most things, if you have a little
patience, and carry out some research, you will find a way to curb these symptoms. Despite
having no cure, the symptoms are treatable as long as you locate the right solution for your