If you do not have a physical problem with your ears, ringing, or tinnitus, means you have a kidney Qi deficiency. You should regard this as a serious health sign because, according to TCM, the kidney is the foundation of the body’s overall Qi.
There are certain foods you can add to your diet to help increase kidney Qi. Eat any kind of seafood, including shrimp, lobsters, clams, oysters, salmon, tuna, etc. You can also add black beans, walnuts, and other nuts as often as possible. When this condition persists, TCM treats it with herbs or acupuncture.