Vertigo and Tinnitus

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Cnt, Nov 16, 2014.

    1. Cnt

      Cnt Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      I am new to tinnitus. It started in oct 14. If I lay down I get very dizzy and will be sick for most of the day so I sleep sitting up. If this is a vestibular dysfunction and it gets resolved will tinnitus go away? Has anyone experienced this problem?
    2. periphery
      No Mood

      periphery Member

      Denver, CO
      I have vertigo and dizziness as well. I suspect I may be suffering from labyrinithis and am seeing an ENT on Wednesday to get the diagnosis.
    3. James
      No Mood

      James Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      Pulsing 03/2013
      Before my onset of T I went through a fear of heights. I'm guessing it had something to do with balance or ears, call it vertigo. To bad we can't go back in time. See the doctor quick, maybe they can see whats going on. Still got T.
    4. AK john

      AK john Member

      San Francisco
      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      maybe neck injury - maybe from BPPV
      A few years before the ringing started I developed BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) which is an imbalance of fluids in the inner ear. It seems to be seasonal, usually in the fall and winter. My doctor explained how to effect the easy fix (procedure of tilting the head to the sides etc.).
      I've been wondering if there were a connection to this form of vertigo since its caused by an inner ear problem. Anyone else with this affliction?
    5. jazz
      No Mood

      jazz Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      eardrum rupture from virus; barotrauma from ETD
      How are you doing? What did your physician say?
    6. fracula

      fracula Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      If it's triggered by sitting up only, good chance it's BPPV. I got BPPV 2 weeks ago from a bicycle accident, hit my head very hard (but was wearing a helmet). I highly recommend using the Epley Maneuver. The doctor just told me to wait it out for 2 weeks, but 1 week in and still experiencing vertigo, I found out about that online. Once I figured out which ear was affected, I did it and have been vertigo free for a week now. I found this video to be the most useful.

      How to do the Epley Maneuver
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    7. jimH

      jimH Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      30 years+
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma
      Some people with Vertigo have had success with this procedure that can be done at home:

      Vertigo Treatment - How To Treat Vertigo
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    8. Marlene

      Marlene Member Benefactor

      Poole Dorset England
      Tinnitus Since:
      July 1996
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Bacterial virus
      Thanks for putting these videos up ,I will be giving this a go ,Bain of my life daily living with this as well as T .
      Now I've had it for solid 3 years ,not a days respite .Thanks again
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