Tinnitus is a ringing, clicking, buzzing, whistling or roaring sound within your ear. Tinnitus itself is not a medical condition, but a symptom of various potential medical conditions. Tinnitus can become worse as you age and can be a great distraction from everyday tasks and life.
Tinnitus can have more than one cause. The following are a few, but not all, possible causes of the constant ringing in your eyes;
If you have ever experienced or struggled with back pain, you will know that it can have quite the debilitating effect on your daily life. Small and easy tasks you never paid mind to before can become monumental and undoable.
Back pain can be grouped into two categories, acute back pain or chronic back pain (neuropathic back pain, a condition where your brain continues to send signals that cause pain in the back even after the physical problem has been resolved, can be grouped with chronic back pain).
Acute back pain is usually caused by a sudden injury to any part of the back. Acute back pain is usually easier to resolve and does not last as long as chronic back pain.
Stress? We begin to know it as babies, though resisting it is not impossible. Certainly, the difficulties of everyday life are many and you cannot eliminate them, but we can learn to confront them without giving way to a spiral of frenzy, and, indeed, stress.
The word stress, strictly speaking, simply means the way in which we adapt to external stimuli. Naturally, to adapt to a situation, it is necessary to put some strategies into action and these can be more or less successful. For example, if you are very cold, you can cover yourself or turn up the heating. When a negative stimulus persists, despite all our attempts to resist it, it ends up feeling overwhelming: at this point that state of discomfort that we all know well arises and, if protracted over time, becomes that which scientists call distress, or pathological stress.
Take a pause and dedicate yourself to an enjoyable and relaxing activity, forget every thought and also have the satisfaction of creating something beautiful and useful: the satisfaction of certain simple activities open to all and that are also very on-trend. Creative hobbies are widespread and practiced with intense satisfaction by an ever-growing number of people. Here are some to try on the basis of your personality.
Are you patient and introspective? Choose coloring. It is a little complicated to define such a simple activity, namely coloring the designs in special albums, available in almost all bookshops, with crayons, pencils or other techniques. As demonstrated in much research, coloring relaxes the mind and stimulates a good mood, so much so that Art Therapy is a recognized discipline for combating anxiety and stress. The only skills necessary are a little precision and patience: coloring liberates the imagination and the sensation of being a child again.
In 2009 I began with a resolution: “Return to running every morning, before going out to work.”
You might be thinking that I was crazy! Yes, I admit it, the first three mornings I did not feel very… normal! 😉 But, within one month, I can say that it was one of the best habits that I could have established. In those 30 days however, I fought with a very powerful enemy: sleep.
To carve out enough time for my morning run, I had to get up at least one hour earlier. It is not a great sacrifice considering the advantages that I gained, but in that month I learned to make the most of the few hours of sleep I had.
Everyone has experienced seeing the bed as a place of torture rather than a place where to rest. It’s one of the most frustrating experiences you can have.
You keep turning but with lo luck, you don’t check the time but you are aware that you have only a few hours left before you have to get up. Sleep gives way to anger and automatically you start thinking on how you feel the next day…. headache, no energy, lack of strength and motivation and so on.
Western culture has been teaching for centuries that body and mind are two different entities. Only the voices of a few ascetics and saints have tried to break this false dualism. Taking action to improve your spirituality also means improving the relationship with your body.
Your body is a temple you need to respect and dedicate full attention to. It is the point of contact with the outside world, is what allows us to get in touch with the physical world. Without love for our bodies it is impossible to fully live our spirituality. Eating in not only about assimilating food, it means taking care of oneself.
Improving you sleep means also improving your day. Do you ever find difficulty falling asleep, angrily turning over, constantly checking the time and knowing that tomorrow you’ll wake up be a zombie?
There are people that suffer from actual sleep disorders, in these cases the only smart thing to do is consult a sleep specialist. For many other people not sleeping well is just a matter of bad habits or temporary anxieties. In these cases, to improve sleep you only need a few small precautions.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the lining of the smaller joints, such as fingers and toes. As time passes it can also affect the knees, ankles, elbows, hips and shoulders, and in the long run can cause erosion of the bone and joint deformities.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2007 there were about 1.5 million Americans suffering from this disease.
Rheumatoid arthritis is more common in women than in men, and usually is diagnosed in adults over 40, although it can affect younger people and even children.
The term “tinnitus” defines an annoying ringing in the ears in the absence of external sound sources.
Sometimes tinnitus is a temporary phenomenon and totally reversible, while on other occasions is a long term symptom which has a negative impact on normal daily activities.
Tinnitus can be caused by neurological disorders, infections, drug therapy, alcoholism, otologic disorders, atherosclerosis and hypertension. In the majority of cases, you cannot find the cause. The drugs used in therapy simply relieve the ringing.