Tinnitus is a neurological disorder, associated with anxiety and stress. It is also known as, “ringing in the ear. According to Ayurveda, the main reason for tinnitus is an imbalance in the body mainly associated with “Vata Imbalance”. Accumulation of toxins in the ear hampers the proper functioning of the ear. Some people can also hear whistling, roaring, clicking sounds in the ear too.
The main causes of tinnitus are:
- anxiety, worry.
- hormonal imbalance.
- exposure to loud noises.
- ear infection.
- ear wax.
- Head and neck trauma.
According to Ayurveda, tinnitus is a symptom of imbalance of Vata Dosha. All the reasons for vitiation of Vata dosha; such as excessive talking, excessive fasting, excess exercise, shock, grief, fear, having bitter, pungent food etc. are responsible for tinnitus.
- Balancing the body through panchakarma: Nasya, Abhyanga, karnapoorna( bilwa oil), Shirodhara
- Herbal preparations: Ashwagandha tab/ashwagandha arishtam, dashmoolarishtam, bilwa oil.
- Breathing exercise
- Proper vata balancing diet
- Lifestyle changes: daily scalp massage, meditation, Avoid travelling, avoid hearing loud music, do-not suppress natural urges.
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