That Feeling You Get When You Wake Up at 3 am and Your Tinnitus Is as Loud as a Static TV at Max Vol

Discussion in 'Support' started by Zam, Apr 21, 2015.

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    1. Zam

      Zam Member Team Tech

      Volume

      It's at times like these I'm glad I don't live in the US where guns are so readily available.
       
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    2. Danny Boy
      Cheerful

      Danny Boy Member Benefactor Hall of Fame

      Location:
      England
      Tinnitus Since:
      7/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Ear infection
      When you wake up is it louder?
       
    3. Zam

      Zam Member Team Tech

      It's better now
       
    4. John G

      John G Member

      I sometimes get my Tinnitus so loud when I am sleeping, I can hear it when I am dreaming
       
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    5. suera

      suera Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      02/2010
      Yes, it wakes me if my masking device falls out. T always has been louder upon waking, it is a very rare day indeed if it lowers to a tolerable pitch.
       
    6. truesilence

      truesilence Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      03/2014
      Mines horrible when I wake up:cry::cry::cry:
       
    7. Richard zurowski

      Richard zurowski Member Benefactor

      Location:
      England
      Tinnitus Since:
      27/12/2012
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Ear infection.
      Can anybody tell me why tinnitus is loud when you awake. If anything it should be low because you are coming from a relaxed state of mind.l mentioned this to my doctor and he could not explain why.
       
    8. glynis-harbron
      Feminine

      glynis-harbron Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Awareness Team Research

      Location:
      England, Stoke-on-Trent
      Tinnitus Since:
      2004
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Meniere's Disease
      I wonder if its due to brain activity like a busy dream or relaxed state....lots of love glynis
       
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    9. Robert44

      Robert44 Member Benefactor

      Location:
      New York
      Tinnitus Since:
      April 2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      loud concert
      I just wrote another post about this today " Entire head buzzing". Static Tv is exactly what mine is like. Electricfied. I don't think the T is actually louder. I think we perceive it louder because we are in such a relaxed quiet state that it seems louder.
      Mine has been waking me every night after 2 hours of sleep. Terrible.
       
    10. billie48
      Sunshine

      billie48 Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Research

      Location:
      Vancouver, Canada
      Tinnitus Since:
      03/2009
      Yes, it is called 'Awakening Response' by many people. Here is my post in another similar thread about this:

      https://www.tinnitustalk.com/threads/entire-head-buzzing.11414/#post-140210
       

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