Typical symptoms:


Disease description:

Tinnitus is the perception of noise the ears, which can occur suddenly in the form of ringing, whistling, buzzing, humming or hissing. The most frequent causes are stress, noise or blast trauma, sudden deafness, ear diseases, cardiovascular diseases, side effects of medication, but in most cases the cause isn’t determined. Acute tinnitus can last for up to three months, where individuals only perceive the sounds for a few seconds before they disappear. If these symptoms persist for more than half a year, the tinnitus is classified as chronic.

Explanation according to the Traditional Chinese Medicine:

The Kidney Qi reaches the ears, and the hearing function relies on the nourishment by the Kidney Essence. The Gallbladder Meridian is linked with the inner ear. Kidney Deficiency or imbalance of Liver and Gallbladder can cause tinnitus.

Possible syndromes causing these problems:

Kidney Yin or Essence Deficiency

Gradual onset with low sounds like rushing water occurring in bouts, dizziness, a feeling of emptiness in the head as well as poor memory.

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Liver and Gallbladder Fire

Sudden onset of loud sounds, episodes related to emotional strain, headache, irritability, bitter taste, thirst, red face, dizziness, constipation.

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Phlegm Fire Rising

Sounds like cicadas or crickets, impaired hearing, chest oppression, expectoration of sputum, thirst, fuzzy or dizzy head, possible with anxiety.

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