Have had tinnitus for 6 months now. The doctors' original diagnoses of eustachian tube dysfunction - I don't think it's that. My allergies & tube issues settled down, but the tinnitus has remained. I suspect it has something to do with the awful Cymbalta withdrawal I've been in. It has put so many things in my body out of whack. I get "waves" of withdrawal symptoms, and the tinnitus goes in waves as well. I'll go for a month or longer with no changes really and then suddenly, a new sound, or a sound gets worse or louder or just changes. I've lost count of how many sounds I have now. Various hisses, whines, morse code, low humming, deep bass, high tuning fork type sound, and other tones. From April to May I was doing pretty well, considering. It seemed like it was calming down. Sounds weren't as loud. I actually thought maybe things were starting to get better. But in the past week, the morse code tones are suddenly there again, and the low hum is an even deeper tone, almost a grumble, and it's louder. I have a lot of muscle issues from Cymbalta withdrawal (muscle spasms that come in waves...) and I've wondered if my ear muscles are in spasm. I have some symptoms of tensor tympani syndrome I was told in a different section of this forum (but not the symptoms of it that I've read about online). I see a therapist and he stresses how I need to hang on to hope and I'm finding it hard today. I just don't know if tinnitus like I have it can go away. He also stresses that anxiety is a choice, and happiness is a choice, and I am struggling with that as well.