Ayurvedic Treatment of Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is problem which happens in more than 40 percent of people in our country. Ears are one of the most important sense organ specialized for the hearing mechanism. Due to some problem in the internal or middle ear, a person suffers from hearing loss. Sometimes hearing loss occurs due to some grave illness or prolonged illness. Medication is essential to combat this illness. Ayurvedic treatment of hearing loss helps to rejuvenate the ears and its internal muscles and nerves. There are certain causes of hearing loss. Given below is a brief description about the hearing loss.
- Excessive noise exposure
- Viral infections (such as measles or mumps)
- High fever or elevated body temperature
- Ménière’s disease (a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance)
What exactly causes hearing loss?
There are two types of hearing loss; sensorineural hearing loss and conductive hearing loss.
Causes of sensorineural hearing loss:
- Viral infections such as Measles
- Loud noise exposure
- Medications that damage hearing
- Hereditary hearing loss
- High fevers
- Brain tumor
Causes of conductive hearing loss:
- Perforation of the eardrum
- Wax build-up
- Ear infections
- Calcification or injury of the bones in the middle ear
- Foreign objects in the ear canal
Ayurvedic Herbs for Hearing Loss
Herbs are like a boon for the people suffering from hearing loss. Ayurvedic herbs are full of excellent properties which help to cure a person from the hearing loss. Some of the important herbs used for the treatment of hearing loss are as follows:
- Echinacea – It is also known as American cornflower. It is a popular herb full of health benefit. This herb has special antibiotics which help to fight viruses and germs and helps to cure one from the infections and other problems.
- Ginger – Ginger has antibiotics and antiviral properties that help the brain and the body to function properly. It is also rich in potassium mineral which plays an important role in facilitating the medication.
- Gingko Biloba- This is harvested from the leaves of Gingko tree. It helps to increase the platelet count and also helps to cure the organ of the body from infections.
- Other essential oils – There are lot of essential oils available which are helpful in the treatment of hearing loss.
Hearing loss and Medical Astrology
There are various external reasons for the hearing loss, but sometimes although all the conditions are favorable, yet the person suffers from hearing loss. In this condition, the placement of planets in the horoscope and the affliction of planets in the birth chart come into play. The house of disease if afflicted with the malefic planet, then it may cause health problems which may be associated with either the sense organ or any other part of the boy. In this condition, it is essential to consult an expert astrologer to get a thorough analysis of the horoscope.