Hi, I'm a 41 year old women, and developed unilateral pulsatile tinnitus spontaneously last October(2012).MY only history was 2 very painful ear infections in my right ear, aug and oct 2012. I finally got referred to ENT clinic and am currently awaiting an MRI scan. My main issue is sleeping, I've tried low level radio at night and it doesn't help. Went to see my GP and was given a short course of sleeping tablets ( have taken them to try and sleep), and came away with some anti depressants ( I haven't taken them)...I don't think I'm depressed, just exhausted from not sleeping!!! I feel fine in every other way, although I admit I feel driven to tears at times, due to being so very tired. Can anyone suggest anything to help with sleeping? If I can get on top of that, I feel I will be able to cope better with the tinnitus.