Is Tinnitus A Symptom Of Fibromyalgia

Causes of Tinnitus

Tinnitus is not a disease. Rather, it is a symptom of an underlying problem. It sometimes happens when those tiny hairs inside your ears get hurt in some way. It affects the signals that go into your brain and change the way you hear sounds. The damage may be due to normal aging or some other illnesses. Among the possible triggers are the following:

• Loud noises such as sporting events, concerts, machinery work, gun firing, etc.

• Age-related hearing problems.

• Ear infections or pressure from sinus.

• Flu, cold or allergies.

• Too much earwax.

• Certain medications, such as antibiotics and aspirin.

• Jaw problems.

• Hardening of arteries and high blood pressure.

• Other medical issues such as Lyme disease and fibromyalgia.


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  • I hear my pain like a radio wave. It throws off my balance, makes me very edgy and cranky. Increases my pain level iver all.

  • I’m so much in discomfort with my feets and muscle pain and cramps my body starts getting so deformed set my fingers go in a different direction my legs go different directions my toes go in a different direction and I start with spasms uncontrollable there’s times I don’t know when it’ll stop it is just so uncomfortable I don’t know what to do and I am up till 4 in the morning I am getting so tired with this ,Fibromyalgia all day and also with lupus SLE what a life to go through what more can I take, the doctor that I have doesn’t do NOTHING for me and he is a rheumatoid arthritis doctor with no help

    • Have you tried gabapentin? It does not help everybody but it helps me. Also helps me sleep at night. I take 2 x 300 during the day and 1 x 600 at night. Hope you feel better soon!

      • It is really helping me . Within the last two weeks of a new Dr. better regulating my Gabapentin dosage and times taken each day, my uncontrollable, pain and muscle spasms have decreased to very few each day, are of a very weak intensity and only last a few seconds each now. WOW, what a difference! ! ! You shouldtalk this over with your doctor if you suffer with these issues.

  • I’ve suffered for many years and don’t get any relief now I’ve been having tingling in one hand at night and hand feels like it is burning not during the day tho I have everything thAt was in this article Dr won’t give pain pills I’ve been on tramadol since being diagnosed and amitriptyline also it is miserable and frustrating family except husband don’t believe or help what to do I’m at my witts end

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