Numerous studies have shown how headaches and tinnitus are linked. In particular, it has been shown that patients who suffered from tinnitus also suffered from migraine headaches. What is the correlation? Let's find out.
Tinnitus manifests as a buzzing sensation in the ear, even in the absence of external sound, and is classified as an ear disorder. The origins of this condition can be attributed to both internal ear-related factors like cerumen, otitis, hypoacusia, foreign bodies as well as external factors such as exposure to loud noises.
Numerous studies have established a correlation between tinnitus and headaches, specifically migraines. This indicates that the likelihood of experiencing tinnitus, hearing loss or sudden deafness may increase as a result of migraines. Additionally, head or neck trauma can also result in temporary tinnitus.
The causes of tinnitus are very personal and therefore there is no one way to cure it. However, it is possible to undertake both specific pharmacological therapy which involves, for example, the use of vasodilator, antihistamine or sedative medicines or manual therapies when the cause of tinnitus is linked to the musculoskeletal system: osteopathy, in this case, it can alleviate the symptom. Hearing aids are also highly effective against tinnitus, given that 95% of those impacted are experiencing some degree of hearing loss.