By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D.
Tinnitus is the hearing of sound when no external sound is present. While often described as a ringing, it may also sound like a clicking, hiss or roaring. Rarely, unclear voices or music are heard. The sound may be soft or loud, low pitched or high pitched and appear to be coming from one ear or both. Most of the time, it comes on gradually. In some people, the sound causes depression or anxiety and can interfere with concentration. Tinnitus is not a disease but a symptom that can result from a number of underlying causes. One of the most common causes is noise-induced hearing loss. Other causes include ear infections, disease of the heart or blood vessels, Ménière’s disease, brain tumors, emotional stress, exposure to certain medications, a previous head injury, earwax and other disorders.
Tinnitus can vary from moderate to a highly painful condition, and its sufferers are often desperately seeking relief from it. Such noise can be infrequent or continuous and differs in loudness. In rare situations, the thumping sound synchronizes with your heartbeat which is called pulsatile tinnitus. Many tinnitus cases have a prior hearing deficit problem due to inner ear damage either from injury, age factor, or vulnerability to loud sound or noise.
CBD oil has immense possibilities to treat some types of tinnitus symptoms by reducing the anxiety and sleep problems associated with it. CBD can also promote overall wellness. The oil works in conjunction with the body’s autoimmune system and has no known side-effects at this time. This natural plant compound is versatile in its applications as it can be ingested by various methods as well as topically in the form of salves, lotions and creams. Since CBD acts on the endocannabinoid receptors, it also treats a range of different conditions that may trouble the user, while being utilized to treat tinnitus symptoms.
There is an enormous amount of information available about CBD hemp oil, with some of this information not necessarily accurate.
What makes some CBD better than others?
Some of the more common conditions that hemp CBD oil may improve are:
• Tinnitus symptoms
• Chronic pain and inflammation
• Joint pain
• Sleep disorders and insomnia
• Anxiety, stress, and depression
• Skin conditions
• Weaker immune system
• Chronic diseases
CBD oil should not be used to replace your current medications and you should always consult with your physician before deciding to try CBD oil.
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