New Here, Old to Tinnitus — Tinnitus Became Ten Times Worse Two Weeks Ago

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Dc schneider, Mar 4, 2019.

    1. Dc schneider

      Dc schneider Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2017
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown
      hello,
      Had tinnitus for a decade from running footraces with blasting headphones to keep me motivated. That’s my theory anyway. But woke up two weeks ago with ringing 10 times worse. Tipping my head to left introduces another different high pitched tone. Clenching teeth makes it worse. It’s the worst in the morning, I adapt by noon.
      Xanex calms the noise and my nerves. But I’m trying to tough it out as benzo addition Could result.
      Now started taking zinc and KB which is not likely to change anything. MRI scheduled on the 12th. I increased exercise as well.
      Will advice the results. I have researched this to death.
       
      • Hug Hug x 2
    2. Rohit Saluja
      Alienated

      Rohit Saluja Member

      Location:
      India
      Tinnitus Since:
      2 weeks
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise Induced and sinus infection
      May be it's just a spike, wait for few months, it may get better.
       
    3. billie48
      Sunshine

      billie48 Member Benefactor Ambassador Hall of Fame

      Location:
      Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      03/2009
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      not sure
      Welcome to the forum. It seems from your description above that your T or spike is somatic in nature. There may be a cause for the spike to get as bad, perhaps TMJ or neck muscle issue. Hope you can get a specialist to check this out. Hope your spike will settle down soon. Take care. God bless.
       

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