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Ringing In My Ear
« on: June 19, 2007, 11:17:26 am »
         I have this problem because I can't go to sleep because I have an annoying ringing in my ear. Which, I know is one of the symptoms of Acoustic Neuroma. I was wondering if anyone knew how I could go to sleep better without any drugs.

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Re: Ringing In My Ear
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2007, 01:16:26 pm »
I have trouble sleeping also.  I leave the TV on Sleep mode and I fall asleep.  Also, try running a fan, turned toward the wall, or oscilate so as to not blow directly on you, the noise from that helps also.  I have had the noise for 6 months, and I have a left side AN which I am in wait and watch.  You have to try to ignore that noise.  That is not always easy, but, you need to try, or it will drive you absolutely batty.



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Re: Ringing In My Ear
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2007, 01:28:02 pm »
Maybe best to avoid the sleeping tablets for now
- the balance issue is unlikely to get better with them
as a compromise some herbal remedies seem to help
while cutting down on the caffine and adittives
seems to work for some
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Re: Ringing In My Ear
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2007, 05:28:43 pm »
Melatonin.  This works for me when I'm tossing and turning.  No after effects either.  Valerian works just as well for others.  If you're having difficulty ignoring the ringing, which is very hard, these herbal remedies will help to relax you.  If you are taking other prescription drugs it's best to check and see if they are compatible first.  I remember reading something about melatonin and cholesterol meds???  Anyway, check w/doc.
1/05 Retrosigmoid 1.5cm AN left ear, SSD
2/08 Labyrinthectomy left ear 
Dr. Patrick Antonelli Shands at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
12/09 diagnosis of semicircular canal dehiscence right ear


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Re: Ringing In My Ear
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2007, 09:40:17 pm »
A fish aquarium is nice! I also wear a black satin mask to bed. During the day, custom earplugs keep the sound waves off my ear drums. Best wishes, Yvette
3cm translab Jan. 2007 performed at Mayo Clinic MN. by Drs. Link and Driscoll. SSD but doing great!