Crying Improves My Tinnitus

Discussion in 'Support' started by Jasmyn, Sep 25, 2014.

    1. Jasmyn

      Jasmyn Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      I am 2 months into T. Perhaps I will intoduce myself more later.
      My question for the group is: Does anyone else experience an improvement after crying? At first I thought it was a coincidence, but I think it is a pattern- and bigger crying gives me more minutes of relief.
      Not a long term solution...
    2. billie48

      billie48 Member Benefactor Ambassador Hall of Fame

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      not sure
      Crying is a way to release stress from the body. When the nerve is overload, whether from fear, anxiety, trauma or grief, even a surprise moment of joy, the body will go through crying to relieve the overload to the nerve. Tinnitus is something known to get worse with stress buildup. So it is understandable that crying will help release stress, which then will reduce the loudness of T.
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    3. Lisa88

      Lisa88 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Welcome. Hopefully, it will all go away soon for you, as you are not long in.
      If crying had helped my t, I would be t free these last few months with all the crying I've done :)
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    4. Marlene

      Marlene Member Benefactor

      Poole Dorset England
      Tinnitus Since:
      July 1996
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Bacterial virus
      Never knew that Billie ,last time I cried think was when my brother died some years ago ,never cried in the past 9 years since this big time stuff started off ,even with the stress I've been under with cancer scares 3 times in past 3/4 years .Maybe I should let all my stress in this way .
      Maybe we all should instead of bottling up stress ,I know lots of us do .Life hey it sucks as someone on site recently said ,never a truer word ever spoken .
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    5. kenny

      kenny Member

      london uk
      Tinnitus Since:
      Think I will continuously watch the ending of the movie ghost, that always makes me blubber,"yeah I know, how sad"
    6. Grace
      No Mood

      Grace Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Lol i watched that last night, i always ball at the end of that damn movie!
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    7. Nick Pyzik

      Nick Pyzik Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Listening to in-ear headphones & playing in a band
      The nerve?
    8. Alue
      No Mood

      Alue Member Hall of Fame

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic Trauma
      I can't even cry. Not trying to be macho, but I haven't had the ability to cry for years.
    9. RAY

      RAY Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Virus in left ear
      it's one of the body's natural release mechanisms so have a good cry, it will do you and your T the world of good -Trust me.(y)

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