You don't sound mad at all, KG, I have heard of ear candling as an alternative therapy and it was interesting to see a description, complete with a plausible explanation of why it might work!
Did you get long term relief or was it just temporary for you?
I believe that some tinnitus is caused by the hairs in your inner ear lying flat and picking up the sound of rushing blood.
Traf is right - make sure you see your doctor.
Strangely enough my tinnitus stopped when I became pregnant with my daughter.
But I don't recommend this as a cure ;D ;D ;D
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