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originally posted by: zedy63
a reply to: Bloodydagger
i suffer with it had it for years now i think mine stems from when i was a bouncer in my younger years standing too clost to the speakers in the night clubs. Some days its worst than others and when i eat if i open my mouth wide it gets louder like you said when its silent thats when its loudest mine also changes pitch and some times it can turn on it sounds like someones trying to tune in to something ive never had it confirmed to be tinnitus though but i presume it is it can be annoying.
originally posted by: Im2keul
a reply to: Bloodydagger Mine started about 12 yrs ago. I too get vertigo to the point I can't stand up without appearing drunk. Mine may be from too much Metallica in the 80's. You remember the saying? If it's too loud your too old!
originally posted by: Thebel
Some people have had good experiences with Ginkgo Biloba extract. It boosts the blood circulation in the brain and somehow reduces the effect of tinnitus. It doesn't cure tinnitus, but helps some people.
originally posted by: texasgirl
I am hearing impaired so tinnitus is a constant 24/7 problem for me. I hear ringing, pulsing, high-pitched pinging, roaring, and sometimes talking.
Occasionally I'll wake up in the middle of the night thinking my radio is on because I'm hearing music, but when I put my hearing aids in there is no sound at all coming from the radio/alarm. Those incidents spook me.
originally posted by: Bloodydagger
a reply to: Necrobile
You bring up something extremely interesting and Ive heard about this before.....
You only realize its ringing if you pay attention to it and dwell on it. But this could be for the moderate to low cases of Tinnitus and not the horrible loud cases some poor folks have.
If other words, if you don't pay attention to it, you wont notice it. If that makes any sense.
But then again, Ive heard that some people cope with it by focusing on it and it forces their mind to get bored and tired of it and it shifts to something else.....and you forget about it that way.
Who knows I guess.