Altitude & Tinnitus

Discussion in 'Support' started by Tamar, Apr 3, 2016.

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    1. Tamar
      Curious

      Tamar Member

      Location:
      Los Angeles
      Tinnitus Since:
      11/2013
      Has anyone notice a spike in perception of tinnitus after visiting a high altitude? I noticed my tinnitus worsen as soon as I arrived in the mountains and even now that I'm home at sea level 5 days later, the volume and intensity are way up. It could be that the mountains were so peaceful and quiet ; I didn't have my usual stressful city life distractions (which I find extremely helpful). Just curious what others here think about altitude and tinnitus. Could there be an increase in ear pressure or is it just psychological? Thanks.
       

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