What Is a Natural Remedy for Tinnitus?


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Vinpocetine, derived from periwinkle flowers, is a natural remedy for tinnitus. Biofeedback therapy treats tinnitus without drugs, and gingko biloba is touted as a natural tinnitus remedy, but it is probably no more effective than placebo, according to About.com.

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Melatonin, pycnogenol, and zinc supplements are commonly used to treat tinnitus. There is insufficient evidence to prove that any of them work to lessen ringing in the ears caused by tinnitus, reports WebMD.

Tinnitus causes sufferers the sensation of hearing constant or intermittent sound, even when there is no external noise. Tinnitus may be more pronounced in a quiet room or just prior to sleep. Long-term exposure to loud noise is the most common cause of tinnitus, says WebMD.

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