Although vitamin and minerals
are essential for our well being, one needs to be aware
that in certain cases vitamins and minerals can cause
tinnitus symptoms. One needs to be extremely careful
about overdoing a good thing.
How can vitamins and minerals cause
Since tinnitus can be caused
or triggered by many circumstances, any side effects of
an over dose of vitamins and minerals can directly or
indirectly lead to the appearance of tinnitus symptoms
that are displayed as sounds in the auditory canal or
the head in the absence of outside sounds.
Excessive intake of vitamins
and minerals such as vitamin A or niacin is sometimes
indirectly held responsible for the cause of tinnitus and
for that matter, many other complications.
One needs to be additionally
aware of certain known vitamins and minerals that can
lead to detrimental health issues which can possibly
manifest in many forms and signs of ill health.
Vitamin A overdose can
potentially cause serious damage to the nervous system
of the body.
One of the commonly accepted causes of tinnitus
is neurological malfunctions.
Vitamin E overdose can
potentially cause blood related problems and induce
general weakness in the body. Many causes of tinnitus
especially the pulsatile types are attributed to blood
pressure related problems. The body’s general health is
also considered to contain a deep rooted link to the
occurrence of tinnitus.
Overdose of minerals
such as zinc is known to cause weakness to the immune
system of the body. Apart from a host of health problems
that this situation can trigger, tinnitus could very
well be one of them.
Excessive presence of
iron in the body is also known to cause several
complications that include heart problems of various
There are less established
consequences of many other vitamins and minerals. The
bottom line in all aspects of supplements to a diet is
that it is necessary to make sure that one keeps within
the limits of the daily recommended values of vitamins
For a more dependable relief
from the sounds of tinnitus, it is best not to rely on
any one manner of dealing with the problem. Along with a
multi disciplinary approach, a holistic way of keeping
the entire body in good health through a nutritionally
rich diet and healthy life style can provide great
rewards in terms of regaining lost