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How is getting enough sleep important if you have tinnitus?

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Fatigue can trigger tinnitus or make the ringing seem worse. Make sure you get enough shuteye. That’s around 8 hours a night for adults. If you need help, ask your doctor for tips to help you sleep.

SOURCES:

MayoClinic: "Tinnitus: Lifestyle and home remedies," "Tinnitus: Treatment," "Tinnitus: Diagnosis," "Symptoms and causes."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Tinnitus."

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: "Tinnitus."

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Tinnitus."

Vestibular Disorders Association: "Dietary Considerations."

American Hearing Research Foundation: "Tinnitus."

The American Journal of Medicine: "A Prospective Study of Caffeine Intake and Risk of Incident Tinnitus."

Better Health Channel, Victoria State Government: "Tinnitus."

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: "Tinnitus."

American Tinnitus Association: “Sound Therapies.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on December 20, 2016

SOURCES:

MayoClinic: "Tinnitus: Lifestyle and home remedies," "Tinnitus: Treatment," "Tinnitus: Diagnosis," "Symptoms and causes."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Tinnitus."

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: "Tinnitus."

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Tinnitus."

Vestibular Disorders Association: "Dietary Considerations."

American Hearing Research Foundation: "Tinnitus."

The American Journal of Medicine: "A Prospective Study of Caffeine Intake and Risk of Incident Tinnitus."

Better Health Channel, Victoria State Government: "Tinnitus."

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: "Tinnitus."

American Tinnitus Association: “Sound Therapies.”

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on December 20, 2016

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