A Supplement That Resolved My Tinnitus

Discussion in 'Success Stories' started by karine, Jan 31, 2015.

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    1. karine
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      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      I've had tinnitus for four long agonizing years. Its not easy to live with this, nearly its impossible. Or so i thought. I lost my job because of it and some close friends. Its really been affecting me. I hear a low roar and its really loud. I have taken all the tests there is with no result. But since I've taken hearing rescue, a natural supplement, I'm experiencing silence again and it sure feels good. I feel normal again. They gave me all these medications and my worse symptom was anxiety.
      This link will give you the info on this supplement. I never thought i would get an answer by going to a natural drug store. But so far its working. And I'm not questioning it cause I've tried everything.
      Here is the link: http://www.amazon.com/Hearing-Rescue-60-Capsules-Brand/dp/B00MBLZBJQ/.
      And remember, you are not alone.
      Karine
       
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    2. marqualler
      Nerdy

      marqualler Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Minneapolis, MN
      Tinnitus Since:
      10/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Ear infection / Mild Noise Induced Hearing Loss
      Hi @karine, I hope that you truly have experienced relief. From what I understand, many natural supplements like the one you linked are ineffective at best. Just scanning through the ingredient list, I see that gingko is one of the lead components, which has been disproven to be efficacious in treating tinnitus. Can you give some more detail about your experience?
       
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    3. karine
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      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      Well i was sceptical also, but nothing else i took would make the buzzing go away. I heard it all day without any breaks whatsoever. The pharmacist said it worked and i thought, yeah right. But ive been taking this for a couple weeks and i hear complete silence. To me its a miracle. My dr. Said it was due to dammage in my inner ear and eardrum that caused the t.
       
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    4. Champ
      Woot

      Champ Member Benefactor Team Tech

      Location:
      Boston, MA
      Tinnitus Since:
      1/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma from headphones
      The ingredients for this product:

      Magnesium (as Magnesium aspartate) 122 mg
      Zinc (as Zinc oxide) 50 mg
      Copper (as Copper gluconate) 2 mg
      Vitamin E (as d-alpha-tocopherol acetate) 40 IU
      Folate 800 mcg
      Selenium (as Selenomethionine) 100 mcg
      Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin) 24 mcg
      Ginkgo biloba L. (Ginkgoaceae) Standardized for (24% Flavonoid glycosides and 6% terpene lactones) 240 mg
      Alpha lipoic acid 200 mg
      Vinpocetine (Vinca minor extract) 20 mg

      *non-medicinal ingredients: silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, gelatin DIRECTIONS: Adults take two capsules daily or as directed by a health care practitioner. Do not use if seal around cap is broken. SERVING SIZE: 2 Capsules SERVINGS PER CONTAINER: 30 Servings

      Looks like it contains a lot of supplements people have tried but as 1 product.
       
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    5. Champ
      Woot

      Champ Member Benefactor Team Tech

      Location:
      Boston, MA
      Tinnitus Since:
      1/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma from headphones
      Just ordered a bottle.

      I expect this to do absolutely nothing, but the combination of ingredients intrigues me. I've not taken supplements since they seem like such a dice roll, but this combo of supplements could be interesting. I'll let everyone know if there is a change to my T (which is variable, constant, noticeable outside, and ramps up in intensity in quiet environments). We'll see what happens.
       
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    6. eddyrules

      eddyrules Member

      Location:
      dallas
      Tinnitus Since:
      12/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Not sure, think maybe is because my apartment is near a busy lane.
      Hey Guys does this really work? Champ pls keep me posted on how it goes okkk.
       
    7. Champ
      Woot

      Champ Member Benefactor Team Tech

      Location:
      Boston, MA
      Tinnitus Since:
      1/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma from headphones
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    8. karine
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      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      Champ let me know also. I hope it works for you too. All i know is that all of the sudden, it was quiet and has been for five days. A record for me. After four years, it feels great. Keep me posted pls. Good luck!
       
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    9. Manuel Tissm
      Angry

      Manuel Tissm Member

      Location:
      Portugal
      Tinnitus Since:
      07/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma
      How many pills you took a day ?
      Thanks for trying to help
       
    10. karine
      Confused

      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      I am taking it twice a day, like the bottle recommends
       
    11. Rube
      Fine

      Rube Member Benefactor

      Location:
      U.S.A
      Tinnitus Since:
      7/2014
      Hi Karine that is awesome you found relief. Did you ever have this type of silence before or is this the first time since your t onset? What are the details of how your t started? Thank you !
       
    12. karine
      Confused

      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      Thank you rube.
      Well, i have had past experience with t stopping but it always seemed to come back at night or when i woke up. So this is the first time ive experienced going to bed in silence and waking up in silence. Ifiput my music too loud though it will set it off but it didnt do that today. I mean start. I feel so much lighter and im starting to get my senses baack. The only thing that scares me is that it comes back. But so far so good.thank you all for your comments and posts.
       
    13. karine
      Confused

      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      It started the day after i hit my head four years ago! The dr said its not related but i beg to differ.
       
    14. Champ
      Woot

      Champ Member Benefactor Team Tech

      Location:
      Boston, MA
      Tinnitus Since:
      1/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma from headphones
      Unless your doctor understands how the brain works 100% of the way through he is just guessing (note: he does not understand how the brain works 100% of the way through). Unfortunately, a lot of doctors seem to take this far and diagnose without really even trying to figure out what is actually mechanically/physically/chemically wrong.
       
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    15. karine
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      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      Youre right on that part champ.
       
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    16. Rube
      Fine

      Rube Member Benefactor

      Location:
      U.S.A
      Tinnitus Since:
      7/2014
      Was ur t pulsatile or was it more of a high pitch or low humming type sound?
       
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    17. karine
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      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      It is pulsatile. Like a wind turbine or a low frequency engine. And it is constant, like i heard it all the time all day long. I lost it a few times.
       
    18. Rube
      Fine

      Rube Member Benefactor

      Location:
      U.S.A
      Tinnitus Since:
      7/2014
      Glad it's working for you! Perhaps you had some type of mineral deficiency causing the pulsatile t or maybe an inflammation that was reduced by one or more of these ingredients. Did you ever take any of the ingredients separately Which are found in this product or is this the first time you are trying this type of supplement ?
       
    19. karine
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      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      Ive never taken any supplement so u might be right. Maybe it wasan inflammation. That supplement promotes blood circulatioon to the head so thats what im thinking it is.
       
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    20. Rube
      Fine

      Rube Member Benefactor

      Location:
      U.S.A
      Tinnitus Since:
      7/2014
      According to Wikipedia
      "Vinpocetine has been identified as a novel anti-inflammatory agent"

      "Vinpocetine has been shown to selectively inhibit voltage-sensitive Na+ channels, resulting in a dose-dependent decrease in evoked extracellular Ca+ ions in striatal nerve endings.[12] The Na+ channel inhibiting properties of vinpocetine are thought to contribute to a general neuroprotective effect through blockade of excitotoxicity and attenuation of neuronal damage induced by cerebral ischemia/reperfusion.[13]"

      There are older posts where some people reported improvements after taking Vinpocetine
      https://www.tinnitustalk.com/threads/an-honest-opinion-re-vinpocetine.788/
       
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    21. Mo_Mo

      Mo_Mo Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      25/11/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown, Started A Week After A Cold
      Did you have any hearing loss when you did the tests?
       
    22. karine
      Confused

      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      No hearing loss,in fact my hearing was normal for the firsr time ever. Thanks for the info guys.
       
    23. karine
      Confused

      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      Ive had more answers here than with my actual dr. It is really helpful. Finally i have some answers.
       
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    24. ile6163

      ile6163 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      a month ago
      Hi Are you still in silence? Has anyother tried it and worked?
       
    25. LadyDi
      Busy

      LadyDi Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Florida, USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      06/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Barotrauma/airplane
      While I am skeptical of these supplement "cures," I didn't see anything on the ingredient list that will hurt me (although I am a bit wary of zinc). So I probably will give it a try. If it doesn't work, I only will have lost $40. A lot cheaper than other stuff I have tried.

      So @karine, how long have you been taking this? And how long did it take before you started noticing an improvement in your tinnitus?
       
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    26. karine
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      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      I started taking it three weeks ago and it was gone completely a week ago and has been gone for eight days.
       
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    27. karine
      Confused

      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      And its still gone. Other people said they would try but i havent heard back yet.
       
    28. Manuel Tissm
      Angry

      Manuel Tissm Member

      Location:
      Portugal
      Tinnitus Since:
      07/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma
      you are a very lucky person. I'd give anything for my T disappear.
      I see if I can get in Europe.
      Anyone know any European site that sells this product?
       
    29. Champ
      Woot

      Champ Member Benefactor Team Tech

      Location:
      Boston, MA
      Tinnitus Since:
      1/2013
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma from headphones
      Amazon has it.

      My order is on it's way. I'll start taking it and report any results. Again, I'm not expecting miracles, but we'll see what happens.
       
    30. karine
      Confused

      karine Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      december 2011
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      either damage to ear or head trauma
      Keep me posted guys pls. I paid the same amount for the pills they have on amazon. I posted the link in this thread for those who want it. I wasnt expecting any results either, but had nothing to lose in trying. Cant hurt.
       
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