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Does anyone suffer from tinnitus I'm at breaking point but scared

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zac1230

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Scared to goto the Crisis Team (in the UK) incase I get committed into care and I couldn't handle that as people say the hospitals are not very nice places just people going dare I say crazy and zombified

anyone else a tinnitus sufferer ? how do you cope mine is severe

I've rang Samaritans in the past mainly to find out how to get myself admitted into hospital but not sectioned - i dont want to take anymore drugs than I'm taking now
 
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Hi Zac,

From what I know, I'm not sure tinnitus is curable. Just go to your GP, and they can help you outx

Best thing you can do is practise relaxation techniques, and try not to pay attention to it, otherwise it can feel more overwhelmingx

Much love <3
 
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My tinnitus went away when I started taking anti-psychotics, I'm not sure what the science is behind it but it must be something to do with electrical signals in the brain.
 
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A ticking clock is said to help. So that you are not listing to just the buzzing, fuzzing etc.

Anxiety can cause tinitus. So relaxation should help. I have used relaxation techniques to help with the agony of ibs cramps. I don't know where I would have been without it. Please give it a go.
 
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I have a response, that may help, as it helps mine.

(mine is my own fault too [though luckily not continuous, and often I don't have it])

is these types of things.

I have loads saved, but if you search for things that you like (in my here rain sounds), it is possible to have a break from it.

I think it is incurable, but I have to say mine hasn't been as bad since I stopped blasting my ears with music, now I listen to relaxing music on them, just enough to drown out real sound.

You can literally search for anything, and these days you can get 8 hours ones, so can wire into bedroom, and have some sleep.

Tents rain sounds,
river sounds,
rain with thunder

just look for something you like. I like rain noise when trying to get to sleep.
 
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A ticking clock is said to help. So that you are not listing to just the buzzing, fuzzing etc.

Anxiety can cause tinitus. So relaxation should help. I have used relaxation techniques to help with the agony of ibs cramps. I don't know where I would have been without it. Please give it a go.
mine isn't like that.

Mine is VERY high pitched note, that is completely intolerable. I feel for people who have all the time, hence my change of music on my headphones, that are absolutely necessary.

I have very sensitive hearing anyway, so I can hear the high-pitch whistle that comes off central heating boilers exhausts/ I can hear those 'anti-teenager' sirens that are placed in problem areas. I left a property because of that as it was constant.

Yet I can't hear people in groups, or hear many TV programmes without using subtitles.
 
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I have very bad tinnitus. It is a constant high pitched ringing in my ears. One thing that helps me is to make sure I'm not in complete silence. Noise helps take my mind off of it and distract me from it. At night I turn on a fan and it makes enough noise so that I can ignore the ringing. During the day I listen to music at a low volume. I HATE when I am forced to be in complete silence (like when I'm taking an exam) because it gets really bad then and drives me nuts. Hope you get some relief. Life can be really hard with tinnitus. :hug1:
 
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I have very bad tinnitus. It is a constant high pitched ringing in my ears. One thing that helps me is to make sure I'm not in complete silence. Noise helps take my mind off of it and distract me from it. At night I turn on a fan and it makes enough noise so that I can ignore the ringing. During the day I listen to music at a low volume. I HATE when I am forced to be in complete silence (like when I'm taking an exam) because it gets really bad then and drives me nuts. Hope you get some relief. Life can be really hard with tinnitus. :hug1:
Yes, I like hot summers, because excuse to put fan on!

It's freezing now though!

(I wonder if there is a 9 hour fan youtube film? :LOL:) - probably :LOL:

If not, nail the market with it Infinite!

I couldn't be bothered to record it, would be too diffiuclt.
 
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Hi,
Do you suffer from any other symptoms? I seem to be collecting symptoms but one thing i was diagnosed with 30 years ago was Sans-Migraines, basically its migraines without the pain.
If you can take Aspirin take the type that dissolves, make sure you take it when it fizzes at it's most and see if that relieves some of the symptoms.
If it has then look up Sans-Migraines for help with them.
I suffer with tinnitus with the migraines and it does help.
 
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