Seven tinnitus remedies to try at home

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Let’s start by discussion what is tinnitus and how can it affect my health. It is a condition which causes ringing, buzzing, or other sounds in the ears when no external sound is present. It can significantly impact people’s health by causing distress, sleep disturbances, difficulty concentrating, and heightened stress or anxiety levels, ultimately affecting their overall quality of life.

If you struggling with tinnitus and looking for relief we have some at-home remedies that may help your tinnitus symptoms.

White noise machines

White noise machines can help mask tinnitus ringing or buzzing sounds, making it easier to focus on other things. Try using a white noise machine while you sleep or during quiet moments throughout the day.

Relaxation techniques

Techniques like deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and meditation can help reduce stress and anxiety, which may exacerbate tinnitus symptoms. Incorporating these practices into your daily routine can promote well-being and help you manage your tinnitus.

Sound therapy

Listening to calming sounds or music at a low volume can help distract your brain from the ringing or buzzing caused by tinnitus. Technology such as Widex SoundRelax provides soothing sound stimulation through your hearing aids or an app, helping to mask the tinnitus sounds and promote relaxation.

Regular exercise

Regular physical activity can help improve blood circulation and reduce stress, which can be beneficial in managing tinnitus. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week.

Proper sleep

Establishing a consistent sleep schedule and creating a comfortable sleep environment can help improve the quality of your rest. Good sleep routines can also help reduce tinnitus-related stress and anxiety.

Limit caffeine and alcohol

Caffeine and alcohol can sometimes worsen tinnitus symptoms. Try cutting back on these substances to see if they affect your tinnitus experience.

Dietary changes

Some people find that certain foods or additives, like salt or artificial sweeteners, can aggravate their tinnitus. Experiment with your diet to identify any potential triggers and adjust accordingly.

Living with tinnitus can be challenging, but several at-home remedies and solutions can provide relief.

We are here to help if you aren’t getting the relief you need. Clink HERE to visit our contact us page to book an appointment with one of our experience audiologists at any one of our clinics, in Bovingdon, Berkhamsted or Chorleywood.

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