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Does taking zinc help decrease my tinnitus (ringing in the ears) symptoms more than a placebo pill?
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Zinc doesn’t help with ringing in the ear symptoms. It is good for other things, but this is not one of them.
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Issue published: August 1, 1991 2. Coellho, C et.al. A review of randomized clinical trials in tinnitus. Laryngoscope. 1999 Aug;109(8):1202-11.”