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Tinnitus

Tinnitus is the collective term for ringing in the ears with a wide range of causes. Sometimes, infections, noise damage or arteriosclerotic changes in the middle and inner ear can be found to be triggers. However, for most people plagued by tinnitus, no clear reason for the permanently or episodically occurring sound in the ear can be ascertained diagnostically.

In the meantime, it is known that reduced blood flow to the various structures that are responsible for the formation and transmission of acoustic signals can contribute to the development of tinnitus. Very often, stress, permanent internal tension and performance pressure exacerbate or even trigger the problem. In addition, the whistling, humming or beeping itself is in turn perceived by many patients are very straining and quality of life is significantly impaired.

Accordingly, the treatment should pursue a holistic approach and, besides stimulating the blood flow, should aim for gentle and long-term mental regulation as far as possible. Medicinal mushrooms with their adaptogenic properties can be used with great promise here.
 

Medicinal mushrooms for tinnitus


Auricularia
This medicinal mushroom brings about significantly improved flow properties for the blood. Even fragile and narrowed veins have a better blood flow and regain elasticity.

Reishi
Reishi promotes the microcirculation among other things in the middle and inner ear, counteracts inflammation and improves the oxygen supply to the cells – these properties are very helpful when treating tinnitus.

Shiitake
Shiitake is predominantly used when tinnitus is presumed to have both physical and mental causes.The medicinal mushroom promotes blood flow over the long term, but also has a soothing and balancing effect.

Cordyceps
Cordyceps has a general revitalising effect and above all has a positive influence on mental health. This can be very helpful for tinnitus patients whose general condition is impaired and whose nervous system is overstrained.

Our suggestions about the usage of medicinal mushrooms is no substitute for treatment from a doctor or alternative practitioner. Medications currently being taken or ongoing treatments should not be stopped without first consulting your doctor or alternative practitioner.