TIP! Don't stay in bed if you can't get to sleep within 15 minutes. If you're still awake, get up out of bed and go elsewhere in your home.
TIP! Protect your ears from water when swimming or showering, to prevent increasing tinnitus symptoms. Be very careful about getting water in your ear, as it can worsen your symptoms.
TIP! Reflexology is a great way to help reduce the symptoms of tinnitus. Make sure you locate a professional that is experienced and has references.
TIP! If you are suffering from symptoms of tinnitus, be sure to tell your doctor about your condition. There are over 200 prescription and over-the-counter medications, all of which can make your tinnitus worse.
TIP! Always listen to music or TV with a moderate volume. While this may be fun, you could be contributing to hearing loss, and you could be worsening your tinnitus.
TIP! If you are suffering from the symptoms of tinnitus, you might consider tinnitus retraining therapy, or TRT. This type of therapy aims to make tinnitus more tolerable.
This directs sound directly to the ears and cancel tinnitus noise. If the volume is too high, you can cause further damage. It can be difficult seeking what causes your tinnitus, since there are many different things that may be behind it. After speaking to several doctors, try to find treatments that can reduce your condition's severity, and learning as much as you can about this condition which affects you. Once you are feeling some relief, you can concentrate on determining the cause.
TIP! Find other tinnitus sufferers. Very often, if you are able to set up a circle of supportive friends, your feelings of anxiety and stress will lessen.
TIP! While everyone knows how important it is to get adequate rest, this need is especially important for tinnitus sufferers. Avoid allowing yourself to become fatigued and burned out.
TIP! Alcohol has long been used to celebrate happy occasions or as an aid in relaxation. Alcohol causes your blood vessels to dilate, resulting in the blood flow speeding up.
TIP! If noise from the TV or radio is not helping to drown out the sounds you are hearing, see if putting on headphones offers some relief. This will direct the sound to your ears and help to cancel out the noise you're already hearing.