Treatment For Tinnitus
There are still various attempts to identify and treat the underlying disorder causing tinnitus; however they are often successful with varied degree. The ability to tolerate tinnitus varies widely from person to person. Some or all of the following techniques may help make tinnitus tolerable.
Using a hearing aid may help to suppress Tinnitus.
Relief by playing background music to mask the tinnitus-so-called "White Noise".
Using a "tinnitus masker".This is a device worn like a hearing aid that produces pleasant sounds.
For the profoundly deaf, a procedure called a cochlear implant may reduce tinnitus
There are varieties of medications that may help to relieve the symptoms of tinnitus. Unfortunately, these drugs rarely provide long-term relief of the condition. These drugs include Intravenous Lidocaine, Tocainide, Carbamezipine, Beta-Histidine, Alprazolam, Nortriptyline, Amitriptyline, SSRI’s (Fluoxetine, citalopram), Ginkgo biloba extract, Vitamin, minerals & anti-oxidant preparations.