While food doesn’t take the place of medical intervention, eating wholesome, nutrient-dense food can help aid your body to heal itself and can even help alleviate your tinnitus symptoms. If you are looking for some natural remedies for tinnitus, learn more about what foods to eat and foods to avoid when you have tinnitus.
What to Eat
Vitamin B12 – Vitamin B12 can help alleviate your tinnitus symptoms that are a result of noise damage. You can find vitamin B12 in mackerel, salmon, chicken, beef, and eggs.
Bromelain – Tinnitus can have adverse effects on the body, which can lead to inflammation. However, bromelain, which
Potassium – potassium helps regulate the proper flow of fluids throughout the body. Potassium-rich foods that may help alleviate your symptoms include apricots, sweet potatoes, pears, papayas, bananas, yogurt, spinach, mangos, and apples.
Zinc – Sometimes ringing in the ears can be caused by low levels of zinc, which is responsible for healing and cell growth. So make sure you keep your levels up by eating plenty of nuts, dark chocolate, yogurt, chicken, beef, spinach, lamb, and shellfish.
Folate – Folate helps improve blood flow to the inner ear by increasing circulation and can help
What Not to Eat/Consume Less
• Processed/pre-packaged/fast foods
• Table salt
• Artificial sweeteners
• Vegetable oils
• Saturate fats
• Refined carbohydrates
• Trans fats
• Processed sugar
If you suspect that a particular food is contributing to your tinnitus, avoid eating any for a week. Then reintroduce the food and take notice if you experience any adverse effects.