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> I am researching audiology as a career and thought I might respond to your
>> >else. If there any truth that my diet could be contributing to
> >the problem and what could I do to fix the problem
>> from www.webmd.com:
>> "Although no vitamin supplements or other alternative therapies have been
> proven beneficial to treat tinnitus, some people try herbal preparations
> such as ginkgo biloba or minerals such as zinc with varying results.
> have experienced relief with acupuncture, magnets or hypnosis"
>> It seems that there is a common notion that such experiences are
> psychosomatic, that, it is caused by a kind of neurotic thinking
>> I believe this is bull hockey. The only real psychosomatic relationships
> (in the studies I've seen) found are in skin conditions. Everything else
> is confusing the mind's power to overcome real burdens with the minds
> ability to cause the problems....the studies were done just as a job
> than as a seeking for the truth...
>> That aside, diet has an influence and may be able to ameliorate your
> symptoms to some degree...
>> I do not know for sure if you have tinnitus, though. Most do not claim
> hear a pounding, they usually hear a ringing or something similar.
>> A pounding could be indicative of a condition of the arteries or heart.
> (I'm no expert, though). Since you heard a pounding before the hearing
> it is highly unlikely that the hearing aid fitting is not the cause.
>> Diet things to try: abstain from caffeine (cola, tea, and coffee) for a
> and taking aspirin for the headaches for the first three days. On day
> stay off the aspirin. Aspirin will actually cause ringing in the ears.
> day four is the time to pay attention to see if you see results (caffeine
> withdrawal headaches last three days).
>> For heart conditions, you may want to go to a heart specialist to check
> cardio-vascular health; get a cholesterol test and a EKG, request it over
> and over until you get the healthcare you need.
>>> For improving your heart health, may I recommend Dr. Dean Ornish:
>> If the heart health program does not help the pounding, the healthy
> side-effects will be beneficial.... :)
>> If you smoke, quit. (see news://alt.support.stop-smoking newsgroup)
>> Here are some articles that I suggest you study:
>http://www.mbhs.edu/silverchips/articles/apr2001noise.html>>http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/midodrinesystemic203640.html> (Look under Proper Use of This Medicine)
>> And probably the best:
>http://www.rnid.org.uk/html/info_factsheets_tin_pulsatile.htm>> Disclaimer: Realize, I do not practice medicine or am qualified to
> health advice. You should consult your doctor if you have concerns about
> your health....
>>> Best wishes,