Diabetes – Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Hearing loss may be an under-recognized complication of Diabetes

According to research studies sensorineural hearing loss is about twice as common in diabetic patients compared to those who do not have diabetes. Over a period of time the high blood sugar levels damage nerves and blood vessels of inner ear that affects the hearing.

What is sensorineural hearing loss?

Sensorineural deafness is the most common type of hearing loss which occurs when there is damage to the inner ear or auditory nerve that connects ear to brain.

Symptoms

  • Gradual loss of hearing
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in ear (tinnitus)
  • Stuffiness in ears
  • Difficulty in hearing with background sound

At our `Monisha’s Mantra` we help patients to reverse Diabetes and Treat their Deafness without any Medicine in the following manner:

  • Diet plays the most important role in treatment. Include foods containing magnesium, potassium, zinc, vitamins A, C, E and
    omega-3-fats. The sources are brown rice, millets, banana, guava, berries, kiwi, lemon, oranges, beans, lentils, leafy greens, bell peppers, almonds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, olive oil, fish, carrots
  • Regularly practice Bhramari pranayama for 10 minutes, twice daily
  • Sujok Therapy:
    1. Acupressure – find corresponding painful ear points on either side of the thumb and massage with diagnostic probe or fingers for a minute, 4 times daily (as shown in Pic 1)
    2. Seed Therapy – For Diabetes control apply a fenugreek plaster (methi) below middle joint on the inner side of any finger(as shown in Pic 2)

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