Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (or TMS) is considered a valid solution for the treatment of tinnitus. It is a non-invasive therapy that offers significant benefits, acting directly on the mechanisms that cause the problem.
There are different types of tinnitus:
There are different types of TMS treatments:
This is the most adaptive therapy and it is used to treat many disorders, including tinnitus. It uses stimulation characterised by short magnetic pulses repeated at programmable time intervals. With TMS it’s possible to intervene on very specific areas, making it an ideal asset for precision care.
TMS aside, there is no one-size-fits-all therapy for tinnitus patients.
The most frequently used medications include:
or natural remedies like:
Additionally, alternative approaches like sound therapy, aromatherapy, manual therapies, and cognitive-behavioral techniques such as mindfulness or yoga are valuable options.
To prevent tinnitus, it is essential to undergo regular hearing examinations, ensure proper ear hygiene through cleaning, use specialised headphones when noise surpasses a certain threshold, monitor blood pressure to maintain ideal levels, and refrain from prolonged use of earphones. Additionally, adopting a healthy lifestyle is often recommended, including moderating caffeine and alcohol intake, maintaining a nutritious diet, and incorporating regular exercise.