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Does anyone else suffer with Tinnitus?

Does anyone have the dreaded orchestra in the head? I have had Tinnitus for over five years, it started in one ear, with a noise that was faint--ish, then it added the other ear ,where the sounds vary from a screech to a constant 24/7 orchestra I know that working in a noisy environment,, damage to the head or neck, is allegedly the cause, but I have lived in the country for most of my life.and this explanation is not acceptable Of course there is no cure, and we all have to cope with it, SLEEP is a huge problem, or , getting off to sleep ... I had to resort to a low dose sleeping tablet, which does put me to sleep. Anyone got any suggestions about getting to sleep. The noise is particularly loud at the moment - Has anyone tried Acupuncture ??

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9th Jul 2020 20:41:20 (Last activity: 10th Jul 2020 11:03:25)
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Hello fellow sufferers, I'm new on here & this is my first post. I've had episodes of tinnitus in the past, but thankfully they pass after a while. However, I've had the current episode for about 2 months. I can't put my finger on any particular reason why it's started again now. Maybe stress, which I don't normally suffer from. One of my pastimes is collecting health articles and I hope that the 2 URLs that I'm about to attach will help some of you. [1] Dr James Howenstine's 'Simple Cure For Tinnitus' -
Response from Sally - Silversurfer's Editor made on 10th Jul 2020 08:17:41
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Response from springchicken39 made on 10th Jul 2020 11:03:25 > @Sally - Silversurfer's Editor
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2nd Dec 2016 20:40:47 (Last activity: 6th Mar 2019 06:27:50)
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Yes i had 6 months ok during day its night hard to sleep just started on mirtazapine for depression also sleep aid
Response from Yogafan made on 6th Mar 2019 06:27:50
I'm glad Im not the only one who experiences clicking type noises.I kept thinking I had some kind of bug living in my left ear,as I also felt at times a kind of tickling sensation as if something was crawling around.(There is'nt,had my ears checked at docs lol)
25th Sep 2018 16:25:19
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Hello lm new to the. forum and this is my first post. I have tinnitus had it for 4 years now began with an ear infection followed by the flu. It is a real stressor some episodes worse than others always been prone to sleeplessness but the onset of tinnitus triggered insomnia. In the middle of an episode right now and feels like hell. I do hope this personal sharing is useful lm always happy to offer support to a yo e struggling with tinnitus and insomnia.
4th Dec 2016 16:39:53 (Last activity: 4th Dec 2016 19:31:59)
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About getting to sleep, try to avoid drugs. One method suggested to me was to relax and try visualising everything you had done during the day from waking up, breakfast onwards. I've tried it and it works. While trying to remember what you've done you forget about the tinnitus.
Response from Jinty121 made on 4th Dec 2016 19:31:59
I suffer from tinnitus too it's so annoying. I'm going to try your suggestion tonight Genie10 anything is worth a try. At the moment my ears have high pitched whistling noises. Aaargh!
15th Oct 2016 10:31:33 (Last activity: 28th Oct 2016 18:10:16)
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Response from Ariadne Original Poster made on 16th Oct 2016 09:02:03
hi Dolly forgot where I put this item (New and still fumbling around ) I was given two tiny
ear pieces that look like half an hearing aid, the volume is adjustable, but my stress level
leaps, trying to get it right. Sleep is impossible ,so I do take a low dose sleeping tablet .
purely to send me off. Lack of sleep, can I have been told ,cause other health problems ,
I always have Radio 4 on when the head goes down, as it's just voices ,and distracts
the varmints that are playing the orchestra in my head. You would think after all this time
someone would have come up with some physical help for us "" I should live so long ""
There is another comment on this problem ,,,somewhere !!!!!.
Response from Ariadne Original Poster made on 28th Oct 2016 18:10:16
Hello Dolly (heard that somewhere before !!!) just found this forum again,,,, I am on a hiss at
the moment,,just had a cold with a LOT of sneezing, which I think confused the T T for a while
My sleeping problem is dealt with ,by radio 4 ,,all talk, no music,, and a low dose sleeping pill.
the rest of the day is not a problem, as I am out ,so there is always some noise from somewhere. i get an increase if I get stressed,,, but we have to grin and bear it as there is
no chance of us being cured,,, I seem to collect situations, that have no cure, At least TT is
not terminal !!!!!
28th Oct 2016 14:31:21
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I also get the " pulsing " sound which is always with me and very marked when I am trying to get to sleep !

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