Caffeine and Tinnitus
Caffeine is a stimulants that produces a significant influence on cochleovestibular
function. Caffeine has been shown to be accompanied by increased anxiety.
The relationship of caffeine to tinnitus has been reported both for its
onset as well as increase in intensity. Elimination of caffeine from the
diet is clinically important for treatment and control in patients with
secondary endolymphatic hydrops and for vertigo control in patients with
Hearing professionals involved in tinnitus evaluation and treatment reported
that when caffeine is the precipitating agent for tinnitus its elimination
usually is accompanied by treatment and/or control within 2 or 3 days
or weeks of its elimination.