Tinnitus - Ringing in the ear

Signs or Symptoms

Continuous or intermittent ringing, buzzing, whistling, roaring, hissing, crackling or other noise in the ear


This is not a condition but a symptom. It is part of almost all ear, TMJ, cardiovascular, thyroid imbalances and head trauma.

Standard treatment

This depends on the underlying cause as outlined above. This care may run the gamut from dental splints to medications to increase blood flow.

AK Approach

The evaluation of the patient includes a full examination of the cranium, skull, the muscles of the jaw, the cervical spine as well as evaluating other visceral problems like lymphatic drainage, blood pressure etc. Treatment is aimed at normalizing the circulation around the ear, reducing muscle spasm in the area, increasing the lymphatic drainage and normalizing other factors like blood pressure. Nutritional therapies aimed at increasing blood flow and decreasing inflammation is considered. Other lifestyle modifications are used to prevent or minimize exacerbating the condition. A specific program for your needs is created.