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Tinnitus – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Tinnitus could be refer as sound sensitivity of ear. It is a type of sound within the ear eliminating external sound referring to a ringing sound. Ross McKeown is president of the Tinnitus Association of Victoria as he describes, “Tinnitus is a sound that is actually being generated in the brain, we thought for a long time it was being generated in the ear, we now know that's not the case. People hear a variety of sounds. In fact, we know at least 50 different sounds.”

He further says, “It doesn’t matter what you do or what your status is in life, when tinnitus hits you, it can hit you really hard. Many of them are suicidal. I don't want to overdramatise it, but thoughts of suicide are very common in the early stages with tinnitus.”

Tinnitus Symptoms:

  • Buzzing noise in the ears
  • It can cause:
    • Bad sleep
    • Lack of concentration

Tinnitus Causes:

  • Damage to the nerve endings of the inner ear
  • This damage is caused by:
    • Ageing
    • Exposure to loud noise
    • Foreign matter or wax in the ear
    • Allergies
    • High or low blood pressure
    • Diabetes
    • Neck injury
    • Head injury
    • Certain medication, which includes sedatives, anti-depressants, aspirin, etc.

Natural Home Remedy Using Basil Leaves:

  1. Take a handful of basil leaves
  2. Crush them to a paste
  3. Press this paste on a sieve
  4. Extract the juice
  5. Heat till lukewarm
  6. Put 2 drops in the affected area
  7. Repeat 2 times everyday

Natural Home Remedy Using Onions:

  1. Slice and crush 1 onion to make a paste
  2. Press the paste on a sieve
  3. Extract the juice
  4. Pour 2 drops in the affected ear


  • Eat pineapples regularly
  • Eat 7-8 almonds every day, followed with 1 glass of warm milk

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