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anyone here got tinnitus trouble ?

Lion Heart

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hi,i shuffer with tinnitus and i was just wondering if anyone has got any tips for me to help me cope with it please ?

i have had it for 4 years now & its really bugging me.its worse at night when i am trying to get to sleep.

thanks in advance
 
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Apotheosis

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I don't think that there is a lot that can be done - But apparently having a shower alleviates the condition; albeit temporarily. Something to do with the sound/pressure of the water.

Have you run some Google searches?

There are devices that can cancel or mask out the ringing with certain sounds & vibrations. But I am not up on this stuff.

http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/Mosby_factsheets/Tinnitus.html
 
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thanks for the link apotheosis,i have google & read all i can on it but i just thort maybe someone ealse with the same problem as me has some special way of dealing with it,mine has seemed to have gotten loader in the last year or so,it becomes even loader if i drink alcohol or smoke pot & even if i drink a cup of coffee.

my doc did not sound to worried about it :evil: i told them and all they said is you will get used to it,they have not given me any test or anything for it,i think i got to go find a new doc soon,i am sure they do not even care about me at all
 
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Ainsworth

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as i said i have it slightly but thats bad enough, i also get pressure in the ears and head that makes certain sounds feel like they are coming in waves, loud and then quiet, hard to explain really :unsure:
 
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I get it read somewhere it can be caused by the ssri meds, probably doesn't help using ear plugs that cause wax to build up, i find getting my ears syringed can help as can washing them often.

Sometimes i wonder whether that constant drum beat is due to neighbours playing music

Don't know where it lies on the hearing voices spectrum
 
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i hope your does not get as load as mine unremarkable,can you explain to me what sound it is you hear ?

mine is like a high pitched squealing sound,its constant & never stops even for 1 minit.

i find it so hard to live with,it gets me down all the time.i feel like screaming,i could bang my head up the wall but thats not going to help me as i got it from a big blow to my head in the first place.

please god why won't you just help me,i am being a good person
 
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hey ramboghettouk thanks for poping in,its not my ears they are as clear as a bell,its deep in my head & i no its my brain,i do not hear any voices at all,i have never heard anything like that.

i did not have it untill i woke up after my head had been jump on,i told the hospital at the time & they said its common after this sort of head injury & that it will go in time,well its been 4 years now & i still got it :mad::mad:
 
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well i have voices also :unsure:

its really hard to explain the noise NMW, its a high pitch nose that can be quite piercing but also i have a duller one that sounds like a bee buzzing, i was convince that we had one in the bedroom one time, got OH to check everywhere because i could hear it.

im lucky i dont have it all the time but at night it can be there to the point i dont fall asleep sometimes

if you have it all the time then they really need to be helping you as i couldnt cope with that especially when its from a head injury and not like mine with me blasting my ear drums with loud music, as mines self inflicted :(
 
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i am sorry to hear you got to put up with hearing voices unremarkable,thats got to be tough,bless you.how long have you had that ? how do you cope with it,whats it like if you do not mind me asking,i would like to no just in case i start hearing then one day.was it scary the first time you heard them ? ,can you make out what they are saying to you ?

i understand if you do not wont to talk about it,just tell me to pee off its none of my buisness & i will :)

i made you tea ,drink it before it gets cold :hug:
 
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Ainsworth

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hell i dont mind talking about it, had it since a child, can hear them clearly, doesnt happened all the time but can be loud. when i was younger they would tell me to do things. i never told anyone though, god they would of put me away :eek:

sounds funny when i tell the stories but once time i had to flood the house, i turned all the taps on and plugged the sinks, and the feeling was if i didnt do it i would die i was dragged out the bathroom screaming, quite scary, still dont know why i get them

been told it could be stress, who knows :p
 
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thanks for sharing that with me unremarkable,its good that you only hear them now & again :) ,i understand why you would not wont to tell anyone about what you hear cos most people get the wrong idea dont they,well i do not think your mad or anything unremarkable :) you are a nice person,look after yourself mate,maybe chat again sometime yer ?

i am going to have a can of lager or 2 now to try & help me forget about my problems for bit

see ya later :hug:
 
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Ainsworth

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im off now anyway, got work tomorrow, got to get at least 3 hours kip, might be back here later :D

take care NMW :hug:
 
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no i have not ntuc,i think maybe i should soon.i no its to do with my brain though

since that day i was kick in the head & then had it jumped on i feel sleepy on one side of my head all the time.

hard to explain but one of my eyes is always sleepy now & i can tell that one side of my brain does not work like it used to.

one side of my head feel awake & ready to take on the world & one side feels like its a sleep & not working right

:cry::cry::cry:
 
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Yes I have got a continual high pitched whine in my ears, drives me ,dare I say, mad!
The doctor has said he will refer me to an ENT specialist, but I tend to think it's the meds.

QF.
 
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my husband has had this condition for over 10 years. he takes ginko biloba, 60mg twice daily he swears by it and cannot do without it. it prevents the giddyness linked to menierres syndrome.
 
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