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Do alternative medications work for tinnitus?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
There is anecdotal evidence to support some alternative treatments for the treatment of tinnitus, including acupuncture, relaxation techniques, ginkgo biloba, B vitamins, and hypnosis. Although there is some evidence that ginkgo biloba and relaxation techniques may be helpful, results have been conflicting. Your doctor or an audiologist will be able to recommend treatment that should help you deal with the problem. 

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