What makes tinnitus worse? Τinnitus is an issue that builds gradually for some people. For others, it can present itself quite suddenly. It can be a temporary affliction or one that, unfortunately for some people, becomes an ongoing issue.

Tinnitus as a ringing, hissing, roaring, or whooshing sound, that can be intermittent or constant and varies in intensity per individual. Regardless of whether your tinnitus is a full-time distraction or a periodic nuisance, you are probably eager to minimize its effects on your life.

The following factors can all contribute to making your tinnitus worse.

  • Loud sounds such as traffic, loud music, construction, can make your tinnitus even more bothersome.
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  • Many medications are ototoxic, meaning they cause temporary (or, in some cases, permanent) damage to your hearing.
  • Stress can make that ringing sound in your ears louder; unfortunately, that very ringing is probably leading to stress in the first place. Acupuncture at EYiasis medical will help relieve your stress.
  • Sometimes excess earwax can worsen your tinnitus.a
  • A viral or bacterial infection can lead to an increase in tinnitus symptoms.
  • Seasonal allergies can also contribute to your tinnitus.
  • Alcoholic beverages, can raise your blood pressure, making your tinnitus more noticeable. Consider cutting back or giving up alcohol altogether to find relief.
  • In addition to the many other health complications associated with nicotine, it can also worsen your tinnitus. Do your body a favor and give up the habit.

If you are experiencing tinnitus and looking for solutions to help relieve your symptoms, contact EYiasis medical today.