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Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

Acupuncture has been a practice of Chinese medicine, dating as far back as 100 B.C. with claims of treating or relieving symptoms of many diseases, including asthma, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, mild headaches, migraine headaches, osteoarthritis, sciatica, stroke, and nausea. If these claims don’t seem promising enough already, providers also claim that acupuncture can also be used to …

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Treating Tinnitus with Meditation  

Approximately 50 million Americans have experienced the phantom sounds of tinnitus according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is estimated that less than 16 million people seek medical help for this condition, the number one disability among veterans returning from conflict. Tinnitus can be a maddening and debilitating condition, commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears,” …

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Does Tinnitus Cause Hearing Loss?

Recall the last time you were in a very loud environment, perhaps a noisy restaurant, a fireworks display, or a live music event. When you returned to the quiet of your home, did you notice a ringing sound that persisted? That high-pitched sound that remains in your ears after exposure to loud sounds tends to go away within a few …