Years of study have confirmed that tinnitus patients suffer from irritating noise on a chronic basis. There are a series of related conditions such as insomnia, vertigo, depression and hearing impairment. This article considers the options for patients in 2011.
Miracle tinnitus treatment programs have been touted but their level of success is still hotly debated. From a psychological point of view, it helps for the patient to learn acceptance as a recovery strategy. Anxiety tends to worsen the symptoms. Often an underlying condition is to blame. It is therefore advisable to first deal with the principal problem first before moving on to the secondary effects. There are two broad categories that are making the headlines in 2011.
- The Thomas Coleman solution: This author has written a book that moves away from medication. Instead it concentrates on a holistic tinnitus treatment which is summarized in 5 steps. These are practical ways that offer relief to patients. For example they are advised to avoid loud noise. The immune system is then boosted through the consumption of vitamins. A diet rich in minerals is recommended. The patient needs to ensure that they are getting enough rest from sleeping. Yoga and meditation are recommended as redemptive activities. Exercise will improve blood circulation and reduce the incidence of pulsating varieties.
- The therapeutic approaches: Holistic solutions have been in vogue but they are gaining particular influence in 2011. For example sufferers may consider the option of using sound enrichment therapies or even aromatherapy in order to increase their quality of live. Herbal treatment remains a popular choice because it tends to avoid side effects. Retraining techniques are becoming very sophisticated and therefore the patients can bank on a good recovery rate. A trained counselor and therapist would be required in order to ensure the safety of the patient.
The tinnitus treatment programs for 2011 will be based on natural solutions. A regime of medication might offer temporary relief but the side effects tend to make life worse for the patient. It is from this position that the clinicians are recommending the use of holistic and organic routes in order to tackle this chronic condition. The multiplicity of underlying causes has been blamed for the slow advance in research. For example the person may be suffering from mental health impairment which has to be dealt with before proceeding with the current symptoms. Thankfully funding for these research programs is gradually increasing.