Cause of tinnitus

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The cause of tinnitus can range from exposure to loud noises to something more serious, like high blood pressure.

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    My elderly Mohter suffered with tinnitus for years and it was the bane of her life.
    She has now passed away now but I found this interesting ebook via You tube explaining how this condition can be cured.
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Cause of tinnitus

  1. 1. http://www.megavista-health.com/articles/health-conditions/remedies-for-tinnitus-relief
  2. 2. <ul><li>Prevalent problem </li></ul><ul><li>Usually a short-term annoyance </li></ul><ul><li>Mild or severe </li></ul><ul><li>Ringing, whooshing, or pulsating in the ears </li></ul><ul><li>Disruption of daily activities </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>More common over age 65 </li></ul><ul><li>More common in Caucasian males </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to occupational/lifestyle noise </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing loss (natural occurrence of aging) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Underlying condition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hearing loss </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High blood pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Noise exposure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rock concert </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explosion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heavy machinery </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Tinnitus with an identified cause </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tinnitus caused by this underlying cause should resolve on its own following treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tinnitus with an unknown cause </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More difficult to treat </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Ear wax blockage </li></ul><ul><li>Growth of a bony mass on the cochlea </li></ul><ul><li>Aneurysm or brain tumor (uncommon) </li></ul><ul><li>Blood-related disorders or diseases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High blood pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Atherosclerosis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turbulent blood flow (caused by a kinked or blocked artery) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Medications can actually be a cause of tinnitus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aspirin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Antibiotics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some cancer drugs </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Don’t resign yourself to a life of dealing with constant ringing in your ears! </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to treating the underlying cause, a number of holistic treatments claim to be highly effective in treating or curing tinnitus. </li></ul><ul><li>Take action today to take your life back! </li></ul><ul><li>Visit: http://www.megavista-health.com/articles/health-conditions/remedies-for-tinnitus-relief </li></ul>

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