Ringing in the ears has two types: 1 Excess Type: Ringing in the ears day and night, the ringing increases when pressing on the ears. This is caused by Liver and Gall Bladder fire. 2 Deficiency Type: Ringing in the ears on and off, the ringing decreases when pressing on the ears. This is caused by Liver and Kidney deficiency.
Acupuncture treatment uses LIV3, GB38, GB42, UB10, ST36 and SI19. A 50 years old Chinese suffered ringing in the ears three years on and off. He was cured after three months alternating above points treatments.