Tinnitus FAQs

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Dr. Trupti Shirole
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I see if I hear ringing sound in the ears?

You must consult an ENT specialist.

2. What are the do’s and dont’s for a patient with tinnitus?
  • Avoid exposure to loud sounds and noises.
  • Avoid stimulants such as coffee, tea, cola, and tobacco.
  • Decrease your intake of salt. Salt impairs blood circulation.
  • Exercise daily to improve your circulation.
  • Get adequate rest and avoid fatigue.
  • Get your blood pressure checked. If it is high, get your doctor's help to control it.

3. Can diet affect tinnitus?

Specific foods may trigger tinnitus. These foods include red wine, grain-based spirits, cheese, chocolate, tonic water, high fat, high sodium can all make tinnitus worse in some people.

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Tinnitor

People suffering from tinnitus are very often misunderstood about their afflicting condition.The suffering increases also by sourrounding people,pretending to know better,attributing their own homemade diagnosis,psychiatric of cource,and thus aggravate the sufferers possibilities/rights to rehabilitation in a calmer,less stressfull and noisy workingplace.Key words:responsability and relief!

skippy70

my tinnitus has been with me for about 40 years some times loud some times not so loud and is there a day and night till i go to bed some times when it is low i would doze off for 10 mins and it is back loud again. mr p blay owenblay@googlemail.com

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