According to estimates by the American Tinnitus
Association, at least 12 million Americans have tinnitus. Tinnitus, or
ringing, buzzing or humming in the ears, is a symptom associated with
many forms of hearing loss. Dietary habits, loud noise and medication
may cause tinnitus. Other health conditions including allergies,
tumors, heart and blood vessel abnormalities, and kidney function may
also play a role in tinnitus. The most common causes are noise
pollution and age related disorders.
there is no cure for tinnitus, hearing aids and medications are often
utilized in allopathic treatment plans to reduce symptoms. Some
medications are very effective in resolving symptoms but cannot treat
the root cause of the condition. Tinnitus is a prevalent condition for
which individuals may seek treatment with acupuncture when conventional
treatment is ineffective. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can be a
valuable alternative to conventional therapies.
encompasses acupuncture therapy, Chinese herbal therapy, Chinese food
therapy, and lifestyle recommendations, among other components.
Acupuncture physicians often incorporate a combination of acupuncture,
Chinese herbal medicine and lifestyle changes to treat tinnitus.
Acupuncture can help decrease the level of the tinnitus sounds
experienced. Your acupuncture physician will consider all aspects of a
personís health before developing a treatment plan. Results of
acupuncture treatment can be very pronounced, especially if treatment
occurs after the appearance of initial symptoms.
and herbal therapies work in combination to nourish the body and
address related imbalances, allowing the body to return to optimal
health. For individuals experiencing tinnitus as a side effect of
medications or exposure to loud noise, acupuncture therapy alone can
treat the condition. Acupuncture induces a natural healing response by
stimulating release of endorphins, which enhance relaxation and
individuals often feel a sense of wellness after therapy.
Call NJ Advanced Acupuncture, 201-400-2261 for an appointment