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  • Symptoms of Tinnitus
    By Health Blog on December 1, 2010 | 2 Comments2 Comments  Comments

    While most people hear no sound when everything is quiet around them, some people continue to hear sounds even when it is completely silent. If you continue to hear a noise in your ear when everything is quiet you may be suffering from the symptoms of tinnitus. Symptoms for tinnitus range from a humming, whistling, buzzing or ringing sound.

    Symptoms of Tinnitus

    There are two common types of tinnitus; the pulsatile and tonal tinnitus symptoms. You will know if you have pulsatile tinnitus if the sounds you hear are continuous and seem congruent with your heartbeat. If you’re just hearing constant ringing in your ears, then most probably you have tonal tinnitus. Another less common type of symptom for tinnitus is where you hear beeps in your ears, as if Morse code was being delivered to you.

    You can make these symptoms for tinnitus go away especially if they are mild, tolerable ones. If stress and fatigue are the etiology, then enough rest and sleep and deep breathing exercises should be the answer. A natural herb called Gingko biloba has shown to do therapeutic wonders as well. By putting them in your ears for about six weeks, more blood will flow in your ears by way of its vasodilating effect thus reducing the symptoms.

    Cutting out alcohol, cigarette smoking, sugary and fatty foods in your diet will also help reduce the symptoms for tinnitus as these only constrict the blood flow going to the ears, depriving them of the oxygen from the blood it should be receiving. That is why in relation to that, exercise is also recommended as part of the treatment of tinnitus, along with the intake Vitamins A, B and E and Zinc that will help improve your hearing.

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  • Dealing with Panic Attacks
    By Health Blog on December 1, 2010 | No Comments  Comments

    There are many reasons why panic attacks happen to a person.  Panic attacks are not easy to understand.  In fact, many have created their own ways to defeat the symptoms that cause anxiety panic attacks.  The mildest symptoms of the disorder are the obsessive desire to flee and escape other people’s presence.  Professional advice is recommended for those that suffer from chest pains and heart problems during the attack.

    There are many ways in handling a situation that causes anxiety panic attacks.  First and foremost, breathing is always the most viable factor that will help you beat the problem.  The exercise of breathing is simple.  All you have to do is to place your hands on your abdomen and push out as you inhale and push in as you exhale.  Relax and feel your concentration to the breathing process.  This will prevent the attacks from reoccurring.

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    Another way to relieve your body from being troubled with panic attacks is to regularly exercise.  Try to do the routine as much as three times per week.  This will work off the stress that you feel from your normal job and life.  Doing such exercise will help your mind and body to relax and prevent emotions that causes anxiety panic attacks to spill over and embarrass you.

    Self-motivation and positive self-talk will help your body adjust itself from situations that causes anxiety panic attacks.  Fear of the unknown will hamper you to enjoy life.  These self talks and voice-overs will help you have that outlook in life that is free from any negativity.  Breathing and relaxation techniques are very useful in dealing with panic attacks, which will also help you in maintaining a positive outlook in life.

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