Inhaling Hot Steam Reduced My Tinnitus

Discussion in 'Support' started by Asian, Feb 6, 2015.

    1. Asian

      Asian Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      4 weeks
      Hi guys just wanted to share an experience. I am currently having a flu attack and congested nose and throat so i did some hot steam inhalation and adding some Vicks to it. To my surprise the steam lowered my tinnitus. I read that steam dialates the blood vessels in your body and thereby increasing the circulation. Now this maybe totally fluke and the steam thing sounds crazy to me as well but who knows whats actually happening and it may have really lowered my tinnitus or "my type of tinnitus" to be precise. Atleast it opened up my clogged ears due to cold and flu so maybe i am perceiving my T lower. Maybe the steam relaxed my neck muscles ? Maybe my ears benefitted from the Steam ? who knows. so just thought to drop by and share the experience and maybe a soul on here can benefit from this. Cheers
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    2. linearb

      linearb Member Hall of Fame

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      I always feel better in the steam room, and generally note that my ringing is much lower, at least while I am in there :)
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    3. Jesse Pinkman

      Jesse Pinkman Member

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      Ive heard that inhaling steam helps open up the eustachian tube. Maybe theres an issue there with you?
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    4. Sandy B

      Sandy B Member

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      hearing test set off
      Thank all of you for giving suggestions to help the 20 year old tinnitus I have learned to live with. Sandy B
    5. Richard zurowski

      Richard zurowski Member Benefactor

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      Ear infection.
      Steam and olbas oil added can clear your sinuses hollow spaces in your skull . If you have a sinus infection it can make tinnitus a whole lot worse.
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    6. glynis

      glynis Manager Staff Benefactor Ambassador Hall of Fame Advocate

      England, Stoke-on-Trent
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      Meniere's Disease
      Steam works wonders and no side effects to worry about....natural healer...lots of love glynis
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