Tinnitus and Tinnitus CBD Gummies Shark Tank

Name of treatment

Tinnitus CBD Gummies Shark Tank

Does the BTA recommend this treatment?

No

BTA opinion on this treatment:

Very little research has been done, but the evidence so far suggests that cannabinoids may exacerbate tinnitus.

Licences for the use of CBD oil or hemp oil as a medicine have not yet been granted.

Type of treatment

Pharmaceutical

Claims for treatment

“heal and ease various issues of health such as depression, stress, anxiety, mental pain, headache, chronic pain, and etc.”[1]

How treatment is delivered

Chewable gummie sweets, 2-3 per day [2]. Gummies contain “mixed natural and herbal ingredients” including hemp extract[3] and boswellia[4].

Potential negative consequences

Animal models suggest that cannabinoids may promote the development of tinnitus[5] [6].

Boswellia has been associated with digestive reactions such as nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Reports suggest it may induce miscarriage.[7]

Evidence offered:

 

Papers available

10 relevant papers found with keywords tinnitus + cannabinoid in PubMed database

Conclusions drawn

To date, there have been no systematic studies of the effects of cannabinoids on tinnitus in humans.[8] It is feasible that different cannabinoids may have different effects on tinnitus.[9]

Quality of evidence[10]

C/D

Would the BTA support further studies into this treatment?

Yes, if high quality study.

Verdict: Safety - is this treatment harmful?

  Evidence of harm

Verdict: Efficacy - does this treatment work?

  Evidence that it has no effect

Comments

Products containing CBD oil are legal in the UK, providing the content of a psychoactive component of cannabis (THC, tetrahydrocannabinol) is 0.2% or below.

 

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[1] Big News Network. Tinnitus CBD Gummies Shark Tank Reviews To Quit Smoking. https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/269573853/tinnitus-cbd-gummies-shark-tank-reviews-to-quit-smoking [accessed 27 May 2021]

[2] ibid

[3] ibid

[4] Big News Network. Shark Tank Tinnitus Gummies Reviews Why High Demanded? https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/269452199/shark-tank-tinnitus-gummies-reviews-why-high-demanded [accessed 27 May 2021]

[5]  Zheng Y, Reid P, Smith PF. Cannabinoid CB1 receptor agonists do not decrease, but may increase acoustic trauma-induced tinnitus in rats. Frontiers in Neurology 2015. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2015.00060

[6] Narwani V, Bourdillon A, Nalamada K, Manes RP, Hildrew DM. Does cannabis alleviate tinnitus? A review of the current literature. Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology. 2020 Oct 30;5(6):1147-1155. doi: 10.1002/lio2.479. 

[7] The Drugsite Trust. Frankincense, Indian. https://www.drugs.com/npp/frankincense-indian.html [accessed 27 May 2021]

[8] Smith PF, Zheng Y. Cannabinoids, cannabinoid receptors and tinnitus. Hearing Research, 2016; 332 210-216.

[9] Narwani V, Bourdillon A, Nalamada K, Manes RP, Hildrew DM. Does cannabis alleviate tinnitus? A review of the current literature. Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology. 2020 Oct 30;5(6):1147-1155. doi: 10.1002/lio2.479. 

[10] A = Systematic review/meta analysis. B = Randomised control studies. C = Cohort studies. D = Case control studies. E = case studies/reports. +/- to be used to indicate quality within bands

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Updated 27 May 2021