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Ringing In Ears Dehydration
It can be caused by several medical conditions and you need to check with your doctor
, following common conditions
allergies, ear infections, hearing loss, wxcessive wax, brain or head injury, stress, hypothyroidism, lyme disease, TMJ disfunction, high blood pressure, meniers disease, otosclerosis, and poor circulation. ...Read more
Teeth clenching??: One of the reasons for tinnitus — ringing in the ears — is teeth clenching. Trigeminal nerve that controls jaw closing muscles also has a branch that controls tensor tympani muscle that controls ear drum tension. Hence, the connection. Have an evaluation by a dentist with expertise in treating temporo mandibular dysfunction (tmd) to check this. ...Read more
Don't worry get info: Most tinnitus is due to exposure to loud noise. Other causes include meniere's disease, aging, rarely ear wax, drugs, infections and vascular disease. Tinnitus is often accompanied by hearing loss. There are diagnostic tests and treatments for some causes of tinnitus. See: www.Dizziness-and-balance. Com/disorders/hearing/tinnitus. Htm for more info. ...Read more
Almost Never: Tinnitus or noises like ringing in the ears have no good treatment. Most of the time they are persistent. There is no proven treatment to get rid of them. Only in acute cases when there is an infection associated it may improve. The only approach is to muffle or hide the intensity of that sound with other noises or sounds. Go to an ENT for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Teeth clenching??: One of the reasons for tinnitus — ringing in the ears — is teeth clenching. Trigeminal nerve that controls jaw closing muscles also has a branch that controls tensor tympani muscle that controls ear drum tension. Hence, the connection. Home remedies? Try to keep a pen between front teeth which shuts dows jaw closing muscles temporarily. ...Read more
Very common: You see, the loud music is measured in high decibel levels, and persistent intense noise causes immediate tinnitus, but repetitive occurrences can lead to permanent high frequency sensorineural hearing loss. Hate to "rain on your parade", but might consider using small insert in external ear for protection. Available in numerous sporting goods stores. Also, headphones can adjust for frequencies ...Read more
1. Treat the underlying condition, such as removal of ear wax, change medications that might be attributing, vascular causes.
2. Noise suppression, such as white noise machines, hearing aids, masking devices.
3. Medications such as Tricyclic antidepressants or Xanax (alprazolam).
4. Life style changes, such as avoiding caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, mask the noise such as with music, stress management.
5. Vit. B, Zn ...Read more
Age: Older people get ringing more often because as they age, their hearing can deteriorate and ringing is associated with hearing loss. People who have been exposed to loud noise in their hobbies or work are also at risk. Ringing should be evaluated with a hearing test and by an otolaryngologist (ent). ...Read more
Get hearing checked: In these days of loud concerts and head-phones, hearing loss can occur and sometimes ringing in the ears is the first sign of problems. Get hearing checked, be careful with ear protection, have sinuses checked just in case, and have your regular doctor arrange all of this. ...Read more
Tinnitus: Ringing in ears is frustrating and drives many patients to antidepressants. Make sure you have an audio gram (hearing test) and ENT eval. Assuming it's not hearing loss related, it may still be one of many things — some curable, some manageable, but many times just tinnitus with no other diagnosis or treatment beyond supportive care. Tinnitus can be permanent. ...Read more