Problem with Tinnitus

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Chris Hart, May 3, 2016.

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    1. Chris Hart
      Frustrated

      Chris Hart Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      for several weeks
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Anxiety
      Hi my name is Chris,and I have hissising in my left ear,I'm new to the hissing in my left ear,I've tried everything that I can think of to get ride of this noise in my ear,I do have an appointment next week to see my doctor,it might be an infection,or it could be hearing loss, not sure but I hope it is not hearing loss.
       
    2. Nana99

      Nana99 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2005
      Just know you're not alone! There are millions of us with varying degrees of tinnitus! Stay calm, breath and I pray your dr can find an answer for you!
       
    3. billie48
      Sunshine

      billie48 Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Research

      Location:
      Vancouver, Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      03/2009
      If you have an infection, or if your T is from noise damage, then perhaps you should get some prednisone treatment from your doctor asap. In the mean time you should get masking going asap so you won't freak out too much. If you haven't done so, here are some suggestions:

      1) Mask at bed time so you can sleep better. Find whatever sounds/music that are soothing to you. You can use a sound machine or sound pillow for this, or a computer with speakers.

      2) If you need masking on the go, try load an ipod with nature sounds or music using itune, or use smart phone. You can also order some nature sounds via ‘itune’ to play on your PC.

      3) If you have computer and speakers, you can try these excellent masking sounds:

      TT's audio player: http://www.tinnitustalk.com/audioplayer/

      or download free sound generator ‘aire freshener’: http://www.peterhirschberg.com/mysoftware.html

      or make your own rain sound: http://mynoise.net/NoiseMachines/rainNoiseGenerator.php

      or search youtube with words like 'tinnitus masking sounds', 'white noise', 'rain sound' etc.
       
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