Hearing tinnitus noises or ringing sometimes can be as a result of aspirin or salicylate intake. Foods high in salicylate content are almonds, apricots, cherries, nectarines, oranges, peaches, pickles, plums, prunes, raisins, all berries, apples, cucumbers, grapes, tomatoes and many kinds of wine.
If you are seeking relief of tinnitus through natural means the first approach may be to change some of your eating habits. Avoid mucus-forming foods, such as dairy, saturated fats, eggs and red meat. Avoid all the above listed foods that contain salicylates. Avoid all caffeine and alcoholic beverages.
In the way of supplements for relief of tinnitus or hearing tinnitus noises, vitamin C, bioflavanoids, calcium, magnesium, N-acetylcysteine, trace minerals, zinc, melatonin, vitamin A and B-complex have been known to help. Lesser periwinkle (Vinca minor) contains a compound used in Germany to help decrease hearing tinnitus noises or ringing. Relief of tinnitus can also be obtained in some individuals by taking Ginkgo biloba.
For those of you who are interested in finding relief of tinnitus through homeopathic means, the following homeopathic treatment for tinnitus has been known to be effective in many individuals.
*Salicylic acid-for a roaring noise in the ears, accompanied by dizziness, digestive problems and a lot of bowel gas.
*Kali iodatum-for hearing tinnitus ringing for a long time, accompanied by irritability and a congested head. Relief of tinnitus by taking Kali iodatum is also for individuals who feel better in the open air.
*Chininum salicylicum-relief of tinnitus in individuals with a subnormal body temperature and tiredness.
*Chininum sulfuricum-if you are hearing tinnitus noises such as violent ringing and buzzing and you are looking for relief of tinnitus accompanied by itchy skin and pain in the neck and head.
*Carboneum sulfuratum-for relief of tinnitus accompanied by impaired hearing, and hearing tinnitus noises such as buzzing, singing and those of a harp.
Homeopathic treatment for tinnitus, as with any homeopathic treatment, should be prescribed by a homeopathic physician and discontinued if improvement is not made after three days.
Any hearing loss that does not resolve on its own within two weeks should be evaluated by a professional. Some of the symptoms associated with hearing loss can be a sign of a serious health problem that requires treatment.