Sorry if this is very long! I'm a college student. I used to only have tinnitus that lasted a few seconds. Yesterday and the night before that, I had tinnitus only in my right ear and it was a high pitched ringing noise that didn't let up. Early this morning I noticed it in both ears. It's still a high pitched ringing, although I can push it to the back of my mind if i try. It also seems to move from ear to ear. Right now, my left ear has no ringing (hope that lasts). I'm not exactly sure what's causing it. However, I do have a history of light-headedness due to neck problems. I usually have acupuncture and cranio sacral therapy appointments once every two weeks which greatly helps alleviate the symptoms, but since september, I've only been able to get in twice. I wonder if it might be related to those neck problems/poor circulation? I also listen to loud music, though I turned my music down and stopped listening to it in my right ear as soon as the ringing started. I wasn't listening to any music when i noticed the ringing in both ears. On top of my neck problems, I also have high stress and anxiety levels, especially during the school year. My body reacts very badly to stress. I've read that high stress can contribute to tinnitus and I've been very stressed so far since we just got through midterms and i haven't been getting a lot of sleep. I also have the stereotypical terrible college student diet which can also be part of the problem. I have let my acupuncturist know about this but I can only get in next week. I don't know if it's good to wait that long. I've also let my cranio sacral therapist know and am waiting for a response. I go to college out of state so I don't know if seeing a doctor is an option for me right now. The ringing noise isn't too severe yet and I can mask it with noises like a running faucet or music without headphones. It's only been in both ears for one day so I'm hoping it goes away on its own. If not then I hope acupuncture and cranio sacral therapy help lessen the ringing. I may end up deleting this profile in the future since I'm not comfortable putting myself out here like this but I need somebody to talk to about it for now and get some support/advice. I've been trying not to think about it but I'm totally not used to having to deal with this yet.