What is the cure for tinnitus?


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Tinnitus cannot be cured with medication, but tricyclic antidepressants and alprazolam can reduce the severity of symptoms of tinnitus, according to Mayo Clinic. There may be an underlying condition that causes tinnitus that can be treated with earwax removal, changing medications or treating a blood vessel condition.

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What is the cure for tinnitus?
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Noise suppression using an electronic device also is an option to suppress the sound caused by tinnitus, states Mayo Clinic. These devices include white noise machines, hearing aids, masking devices and tinnitus retraining. White noise machines produce sounds that simulate environmental noises such as ocean waves or rain. Masking devices produce white noise at low levels to suppress tinnitus symptoms. Tinnitus retraining is a wearable device programmed to create tonal music that masks specific frequencies of tinnitus.

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