Now and then some experience occasional ear ringing or buzzing in their ears, ringing that usually lasts for a few minutes. However, ringing in the ears that does not go away or get better is called tinnitus. If you hear ringing that does not come from your surroundings, it is tinnitus.
Keep in mind there are various causes of tinnitus such as a buildup of wax, medicines, ear infections, dental problems and injuries like whiplash. Other causes of tinnitus are severe weight loss, a quick change in environmental pressure, high blood pressure, migraine headaches, thyroid disease and anemia.
Most importantly, most tinnitus cases that come and go seldom need medical treatment and even though there is not a cure for this health concern, you can learn how to live with ear ringing with it by talking with your doctor.
There are things you can do that will help ease the symptoms of tinnitus such as limiting or avoiding exposure to noises that may be causing tinnitus. You can also practice relaxation techniques such as stretching or prayer.
It is important to note that tinnitus is not a life threatening illness however, it can be annoying and cause anxiety. Besides staying away from loud noises, there are other things you can do that will help such as checking your blood pressure. Ringing in one’s ears could be a sign that you need a physical checkup because in some cases ringing of the ears can be caused by high blood pressure.
In addition, chemical stimulants in beverages, food, and drugs can excite the hair cells in your ear that lead to the ear ringing by making them work too much. Some sufferers have found relief from tinnitus by walking and cutting back on coffee, tea and soft drinks.
In some cases, there are emotional problems that can occur with tinnitus such as feeling anxious when talking with others, feeling nervous when they have ear ringing or feeling inadequate in social situations.
To conclude, this health concern is not life-threatening but it can cause various emotional problems. Talk with your doctor today if this health concern worsens. Please, watch this video, and see how we can help you address your tinnitus problem.