Ginkgo Biloba and Tinnitus Increase

Discussion in 'Support' started by Asian, Sep 11, 2015.

    1. Asian

      Asian Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      4 weeks
      I have recently started taking neurozan tab for tinnitus. It has all the brain tonics including 120 mg gingko biloba. My tinnitus has has become more sharp and noticeable just after 3 doses of it. I can't say for sure if it was ginko or something else in the tab that has made it worse. Has anybody had increase in their tinnitus after taking gingko biloba ?
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    2. glynis

      glynis Manager Staff Benefactor Ambassador Hall of Fame Advocate

      England, Stoke-on-Trent
      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Meniere's Disease
      Gingko normally helps mild deprssion and anxiety but takes about 12 weeks to build up in your system ...lots of love glynis
    3. Quentino

      Quentino Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Decrease of Hearing i presume.
      Ginkgo only increase vasodilatation, so it should (in some cases) help T.

      And neurozan seems like vitamins/ supplements so it seems good. And those take times to be effective. So i think this is a coincidence.
    4. Everyloop

      Everyloop Member

      While I was taking a lot of supplements I thought ginkgo biloba, featuring 24% flavone glycosides 6% terpine lactones made my tinnitus worse.
    5. annie J

      annie J Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      suspect long term Prozac, and/or chronic severe stress
      Yes I started taking ginkgo recently and mine has become louder. I didnt even think of that... Oh that's a worry! Will it die back down after a while if I stop taking it??
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    6. Pleasure_Paulie

      Pleasure_Paulie Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise or maybe... unicorns!
      It did for ne. Just discontinue use.
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    7. Michael Leigh

      Michael Leigh Member Benefactor Hall of Fame

      Brighton, UK
      Tinnitus Since:
      April /1996
      I doubt that it is the Gingko making your tinnitus louder. If I were you I'd continue taking it as it can increase hearing and helps some people with tinnitus. Make sure you're taking a good brand. Avogel is good. Taken as a tincture. 15 drops in a little water 3x a day. Available from Amazon.
    8. Riya

      Riya Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Meniere disease
      I have right ear pulsating T and looks like it increases with ginko... so I stopped it today and somewhat the pulsating reduced but it is still there...

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