Lying on Side Spiked Tinnitus?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Zeneth, Nov 23, 2016.

    1. Zeneth
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      Zeneth Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Very Unknown At This Point.... most likely loud sound?
      Last night every time I would lie on my side, I got a 5x times louder high pitched sound that goes away after a bit from popping my ears with my jaw... What the heck!
       
    2. Zeneth
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      Zeneth Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Very Unknown At This Point.... most likely loud sound?
      It seems like fleeting tinnitus but longer, sometimes 1-2 minutes, idk if it goes away from popping my ears or just on its own
       
    3. glynis
      Feminine

      glynis Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Awareness

      Location:
      England, Stoke-on-Trent
      Tinnitus Since:
      2004
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Meniere's Disease
      Could be TMJ.
      Try sleeping on your back and see if it still happens...lots of love glynis
       
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    4. Zeneth
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      Zeneth Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Very Unknown At This Point.... most likely loud sound?
      Yea! When I was on my back it wasn't happening as much, still may have happened a few seconds though! My jaw was also sore, how does TMJ do this though!?
       
    5. glynis
      Feminine

      glynis Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Awareness

      Location:
      England, Stoke-on-Trent
      Tinnitus Since:
      2004
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Meniere's Disease
      By putting pressure on your jaw the side you sleep and probably bringing teeth or clenching your jaw
      ..lots of love glynis
       
    6. 3ri0w

      3ri0w Member

      I have this too...trying to sleep on my back but I have better dreams if I sleep on my side!! Is it really TMJ that causes it?
       
    7. Elinor
      Alone

      Elinor Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Norway
      Tinnitus Since:
      2006
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise exposure and barotrauma
      I would get it checked out. If TMJ is the underlying cause then treating it might improve your T symptoms.
       
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    8. Zeneth
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      Zeneth Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Very Unknown At This Point.... most likely loud sound?
      But I have a long history of listening to loud noise, and doc says I have ETD
       
    9. Elinor
      Alone

      Elinor Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Norway
      Tinnitus Since:
      2006
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise exposure and barotrauma
      TMJ might be worsening your symptoms. I'm not saying that your T would go away completely, especially if it's caused by noise exposure in the beginning, but it might improve with treatment. The loudness you're experiencing by laying on the side is uncommon for regular T caused by noise. It is most likely caused by something else, therefore I would see someone. Just to get an opinion. It might be treatable, and it that cause it's worth the shot. At least if this kind of T is bothering you.
       

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