better/healing now from tinnitus

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April 4, 2018 tinnitus was reactivated by a machine used by a physiotherapist called a thumper.  The vibrations started the ringing in my ears again. I used sound imitators for the ringing,whooshing sound(crickets) and the pulsing (heart beat) to help me sleep. You can find sounds that help on youtube. I then started trying different relaxant and sleeping medication.  I finally found that a combination of amitryptiline and Immovane are working for me to sleep a good nights sleep.  It is only starting to ease now (i.e. end of July) after 2 weeks of this combination plus the sounds.  I also meditate and sought counselling, read the bible, prayed and had many pray for me. In counselling I was told either to try to distract myself from the worrying or to think it through whichever works.

Hopefully this helps you.

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    What caused your tinnitus in the first place?
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      it may have started when I used a jackhammer.  But the first attack was after I worked in a music studio with headphones for a length of time.  The second time, the same thing.  The 3rd time was after the physio used a vibrating machine called the thumper which shook my whole body. Altogether it's been about 20 years.  Even when I recover from the attacks the tinnitus is in the background, which I can ignore.  As long as I can sleep I can withstand it.

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