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Aggressive Tinnitus Upon Waking

Discussion in 'Your Living Room' started by Gina Manchego, Sep 16, 2020.

  1. Gina Manchego

    Gina Manchego New Member

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    Has anyone experienced aggressive tinnitus spikes when first waking up? For the past 4 mornings I’ve awoke and start hearing the most loud, aggressive tinnitus I’ve ever managed. It builds in frequency for about an hour. Sometimes it’s multi-tonal. After about 70mins. It becomes the usual tinnitus I hear. It also changes intensity and pitch when I stimulate behind my ear and the back of my head. In all my years dealing with tinnitus I’ve NEVER experienced it so loudly. It’s like a siren is shaking my head. Does anyone out there know this phenomenon personally? Another symptom of late stage Ménière’s? Please advise and thanks.
     
  2. hurricaneone

    hurricaneone Member

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    Sleep apnea and or teeth grinding could cause this . Go to a good dentist.
     
  3. Gina Manchego

    Gina Manchego New Member

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    I do have sleep apnea-a new dentist may be necessary. I’ve noticed my tinnitus is worse when I bite down. Thanks
     
  4. Kevinb003

    Kevinb003 Active Member

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    I have had this happen, but at random times, not just subsequent to waking.
     
  5. Jimii

    Jimii Member

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    One thing I am starting to notice is my Meniere's keeps changing. I have heard some of the strangest things from my right ear. From pure digital tones out of a sci-fi movie, to roaring staticy sirens at times.

    Jim
     
  6. Thomas Nash

    Thomas Nash New Member

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    I have the same problem. I was recently “diagnosed” with Menieres, the initial attack happened June 2020 with a weekly severe attack. Since I started working out again things became manageable to an extent, however the attacks come out of nowhere. I am still learning to deal with this, I injured my right ear during an explosion that affect that ear about 2017. I lost about 70 percent of my hearing in all hearing levels. I have had tinnitus since the explosion only in my right ear with it being in different levels, from something that was like out of sci-fi movie to an ultra high frequency that made my ears tear up. Recently the attacks moved from as soon as I woke up to now coming at about 8-9 at night.
     

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