Tinnitus: Ways To Stop That Irritating Ringing In Your Ears

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  • Irregular sleeping schedules may lead to fatigue that may result in tinnitus
  • Mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and even insomnia are often associated with tinnitus
  • Soothing music creates a more calming ambiance that can drown out tinnitus

Tinnitus, the irritating clicking, buzzing, hissing, or ringing sound in the ear can be annoying and can mess up with your daily routine, but there are ways on how you can counter this unwanted noise.

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Here’s a list of what you can to do:

It Might Be All In The Head

Severe emotional stress may lead to tinnitus. Mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and even insomnia are often associated with tinnitus. An effective way to counter the ringing sound in one’s ear is through therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), is a recommended form of treatment that allows people with tinnitus to identify, accept, and find ways to live with the irritation.

Listening To Soothing Sounds May Help Counter The Irritating Sound

A misconception to treat tinnitus is to focus on removing external noise. This approach may just backfire – the afflicted may just be more irritated with the noise in the ears. Instead of removing other sources of sounds, replacing those with soothing sources such as soft music, ambient nature sound, or even a white noise machine may result in a more calming ambiance to drown out tinnitus.

Get More Quality Sleep

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Another recommended way to treat tinnitus is by getting enough sleep. Irregular sleeping schedules may lead to fatigue during the day. And this form of daytime fatigue may result in tinnitus.

Considering that tinnitus itself may disrupt sleep, setting the right conditions and mindset are keys in boosting one’s sleep. Removing smartphone and mobile devices, turning off the TV, and setting the right lighting are needed to bring in quality sleep. More (relevant) sleep, the lesser the chances of tinnitus noises to occur.

Make sure that you contact a competent health practitioner to get expert medical advice if tinnitus continues to occur.