Muscle Spasms in the Middle Ear (Possible Cure)

Discussion in 'Success Stories' started by OPlax, Oct 5, 2016.

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    1. OPlax
      Worried

      OPlax Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      10/28/98
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Born
      As a long time sufferer of Middle Ear Myoclonus/Tensor Tympani syndrome, I think I may have found results for clearing it and making it go away!

      I went to a neurotologist and he may of found results.

      First things first...Do you have seasonal/bad allergies? Do you always seem to have pressure/stuffy nose that never seems to go away? Have you taken a bad hit to the head/neck?

      If you answered yes, then there are 2 possible cures for these spams.

      1) You have Eustachian Tube dysfunction. Your eustachian tube opens and closes to keep your ear/outside pressure the same. This disorder makes it so your tube doesn't fully open up so the pressure isn't equal. This spasm happens because your inner ear has a tiny bit of "negative pressure" (think of a very light vacuum cleaner) and when the pressure isn't the same and the tube malfucntions, the pressure pushes the eardrum a bit, which causes a "spasm".

      2) You're adenoids are enlarged/irritated.

      My ENT says to take Flonase (a nasal steroid that is safe to take all year long) to try and clear up my allergies, mucus, a flem to open up my Eustachian tubes more so they can properly do their job.

      If that doesn't work in a month, he said I might need to remove my adenoids (simple surgery with no real risks)

      I'm posting this find because this disorder is so ANNOYING and there aren't many real cures or treatments out there for people. If you have any questions please post them here. Thanks :)
       
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    2. Coyotesheaven
      Depressed

      Coyotesheaven Member

      Location:
      Utah
      Tinnitus Since:
      02/18/2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic Trauma, Dysautonomia/Vascular
      How were you diagnosed with this condition? I think I have this as well (all my muscles are crazy these days), but nobody has suggested it.
       
    3. Kazue

      Kazue Member

      Location:
      USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      09/19/2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown
      Some people don't apply Flonase right. You put it up your nose then hold your nose and blow it. This way it gets into your E-tubes. I personally stopped using it because it caused nosebleeds.
       
    4. Ecip

      Ecip Member

      Location:
      Edmonton, AB
      Tinnitus Since:
      4.11.2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Still unknown... possibly noise exposure?
      I have to because it's bugging me..
      Your*
      You're = you are
       
    5. japongus

      japongus Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      1998

      So who was this doctor that dxed you with myo? How did he do it? You sure you don't just have palatal myo instead? Is your myo off on its own or provoked by sound? Do you have myo on the one hand going off on its own while at the same time sound sensibility because of the eardrum issue?
       

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