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    1. Lisa88

      Lisa88 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Hi Dr. Nagler,
      I am moving to the UK soon. I have been on Lorazepam, just .5mg daily for 4 weeks now. It has helped me sleep, reduced the perception of my t sounds, and kept the reactive part of my t that competes with certain environmental sounds more evened out. Without it, I will be a basket case. It has also helped keep my blood pressure normal, when a little high before.
      My ENT out here prescribes it for me on an ongoing basis. But I know protracted use of this is more difficult in the UK.
      Can you recommend any doctor to speak to in the UK who may be sympathetic to a longer term usage with t? I have had t for 5 months now. I would like to stabilize the first year before I think of weaning off the drug.
      Thanks so much, Dr. Nagler.
    2. Dr. Nagler

      Dr. Nagler Member Clinician Benefactor

      Atlanta, Georgia USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      Hi @Lisa88 -

      Sorry, but that one's a bit above my pay grade.

      Perhaps your current ENT has a friend/colleague in the UK to whom he or she can refer you. Then, if you bring a letter from your current ENT with you to explain your situation when you see your new ENT in the UK, that will hopefully pave the way for you.

      Dr. Stephen Nagler

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