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Acupuncture for tinnitus

Tinnitus is a noise commonly described as noise in the ears, but it can also sound like clicking, hissing, or roaring. More than 50 million people suffer from tinnitus in the United States alone. Most of them try to reduce their symptoms by taking large amounts of drugs, which can cause various side effects and are very harmful to health. A much better solution is to try natural treatments. One of them is tinnitus acupuncture treatment.

How acupuncture for tinnitus works?

Chinese Ai Ching acupuncture considers tinnitus as a sensation of a person, each type of sensation requires its own specific approach. Depending on the type of sensations, this or that disease model or image is created: 

  • wind — an image of xun is created,
  • water — shui, ringing — qian,
  • whistle — dui, etc. 

So on the basis of this understanding we can distinguish different associations of sound noise and thus classify it. 

Many studies have confirmed the ability of acupuncture to cure tinnitus. Every acupuncturist who has studied Traditional Chinese Medicine knows how to help treat noise in the ears. Acupuncturists usually focus on points on the head or ear during cure. The main acupuncture treatment usually lasts 10 to 15 sessions. The practice of acupuncture for tinnitus is based on stimulating specific points in the body, including meridians and channels.

How acupuncture and tinnitus connected? 

The effectiveness of tinnitus acupuncture treatment can vary depending on the cause, the severity of the tinnitus, and the age of the patient. For example, an older person with tinnitus may be significantly less effective than a younger person. 

The therapy of acupuncture for ringing in ears is achieved by performing acupuncture through the balance restoration system. The needles are placed at the specific points and cause a reaction of cleansing the body from the corresponding pathogenic factor, as a result of which the energy of organs and channels is balanced. The advantage of Ai Ching acupuncture is that it never directly affects the diseased organ. Acupuncture is performed on healthy parts of the body, which are connected with the diseased organ by energy channels.

So can acupuncture help tinnitus?

The human body is an integrated energy structure. The task of Ai Ching therapy is to restore balance in the body and activate the flow of vital energy to the diseased organ. Thus, we stimulate angiogenesis — the process of self-recovery of the body, or, as it is called, self-healing. 

Acupuncture for tinnitus is a treatment that has been used for centuries. Nervous system damage caused by overwork or excessive physical exertion, and trauma can lead to  ringing in ears. Others have suggested that tinnitus can result from side effects of drugs or prolonged exposure to very loud noise. In these cases, tinnitus is an expression of disharmony. For these patients, treatment options will include acupuncture for tinnitus immediate relief along with diet and these patients may only respond well to acupuncture therapy.