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Re: Deb...More.

Posted by JohnL on July 4, 1999, at 9:08:43

In reply to Re: Drugs for Tinnitus/Thank you John!, posted by Deb on July 3, 1999, at 16:49:12

> I am taking down all the names of the drugs you mentioned, and am going to that mental health site to start my own research. Thay way, I will be well-armed with info of my own when I next see my neuro doc. It's really true; we have to help ourselves as much as possible. The medical community just can't or won't keep up with all the advances in their areas. I feel hopeful for the first time in a long time. Thanks a million, Deb.

Hi again Deb. I tried a simple word search of tinnitus just for grins and was astounded at what's available. The 1st two pages of an infoseek search had organizations that specialize in tinnitus and give info on all kinds of treatment, from drugs to devices similar to hearing aids to specialized counseling. A very recent report I noticed claims a definite link between the auditory part of the brain and the emotional part, supporting the theory that tinnitus and emotional disorders are related.

Somewhere on the web at a place similar to Dr Bob's (maybe Ivan Goldberg? other? can't remember) a psychiatric hospital gave Meclizine for tinnitus and that usually took care of it. I could never find it again, and forgot the name of the drug, until I saw it listed on one of the infoseek search sites. I think it's over-the-counter. Anyway, there sure are a lot more options than I ever knew.

Each day I am amazed at how Pindolol reduces my tinnitus so drastically within an hour after dosing. Hope it keeps working. I hope you can find the treatment that works for you very soon. JohnL.




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