Stool testing has shown some remarkable things in my patients with tinnitus. Patterns I’ve noticed include lack of beneficial bacteria, nasty bacteria like Citrobacter, multiple Candida strains, and in some cases, parasites. I’ve also seen bowel inflammation in my tinnitus clients.
I’m almost certain there’s a link between tinnitus and Candida, low levels of beneficial bacteria, harmful bacteria, or parasites.
There’s a significant connection between the small intestine and different parts of the brain.
We know this through the vagus nerve, a major nerve that connects parts of the brain to smaller nerves. The auricular nerve that affects the ear connects to the vagus nerve, which, in turn, is connected to the gut.
Sometimes I think of it this way: Your digestion isn’t working well, you’re having some brain-based problems, and the two systems connect via some “telephone” cable (i.e., nerves). Maybe there’s something wrong with the telephone cable or the connection on either end. It makes sense to me.
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In my opinion, “common sense is not common today.” We tend to think that tinnitus is some sort of problem confined to the head. But a fascinating fact is that many people with tinnitus have gut issues. If you have tinnitus and you’ve got digestive problems like burping, bloating, gas, flatulence, constipation, or diarrhea, my recommendation is to get your gut checked out. I would make the same recommendation if you’ve been on long-term medications or had repeated courses of antibiotics, especially tetracycline. A comprehensive stool analysis might be very helpful in sorting out the cause of your tinnitus.
If in doubt, just treat yourself for Candida or harmful bacteria. A good probiotic-enzyme formula might also be helpful. See what happens. The way I look at it, you’ve got nothing to lose.