Tinnitus is a condition where a person will hear a constant ringing that no one else can hear. I personally have tinnitus and I wanted to share my story with you. If you are suffering from tinnitus you aren't alone, the majority of people will experience tinnitus at some point in their lives. Even famous people such as Steve Martin and Eric Clapton suffer from tinnitus, but they have learned how to manage their condition, and you can as well.
I first started noticing a ringing in my ears about five years ago. At first I didn't think much of it, but it kept going on and on. I wasn't able to find relief and it was starting to get in the way of my studies. I decided to visit my doctor to see what was going on in my head. He did an exam of my general health as well as focused on my ears and head. He confirmed that I am suffering from subjective tinnitus, where I can hear a ringing that no one else can. Back then I didn't know much at all about tinnitus, so I asked him about a cure. He let me know that there currently isn't a cure for tinnitus, but that there are numerous treatment options to help me manage the condition.
He first recommended that I make sure that my hearing doesn't get damaged any more than it already was. I needed to start avoiding situations with loud noises such as concerts and wear earplugs if I couldn't avoid them. Also I had to be careful of everyday situations that could damage my hearing, like listening to music too loudly in my headphones. I also needed to change my diet, which I have to admit was needed anyway, I wasn't taking proper care of myself. I started by cutting out excessive amounts of salt, sugar, and saturated fats. I also increased the amounts of fruits and vegetables I ate and started to take a daily vitamin. I stopped drinking soda and opted instead for at least 8 glasses of water a day.
I also found out that a number of medications, including aspirin, have tinnitus as a side effect. I sat down with my doctor and we went through the medications I was taking, and turned out that they could be leading to my tinnitus. I also went to my local health food store and picked up some supplements that are naturally supposed to help ease tinnitus like gingko biloba.
It wasn't easy at first, I'm not going to pretend that is was. I didn't see results overnight, but after a few weeks I definitely noticed a change in my tinnitus. It was a little easier to focus and to fall asleep. Little by little the intensity of my tinnitus lessened and I am happy to say that it is now to a manageable level. Now, what worked for me might not work for you. Each person's tinnitus is unique. However I want you to know that you are not alone in your suffering. There are a wide range of treatment options out there and you can find a treatment program that works for you.
One of the newer (and more effective) solutions for tinnitus that has come to surface is called Goodbye Tinnitus. This program is completely accessed online. It includes an easy to read ebook that explains everything there is to know about tinnitus. Not only are the necessary basics covered, but also all the known (an not so well known) treatment options available. The main solution discussed in this ebook is a unique 4-step treatment plan. This specific plan addresses tinnitus at its core, and from every aspect, making relief much easier to achieve compared to the typical solutions found elsewhere. Also included are dozens of tinnitus maskers, ranging from specialized noise frequencies, nature sounds, and man made sounds. From our research, Goodbye Tinnitus seems to be the most effective solution available. No other solution fights tinnitus in such a complex, yet simple and effective manner.