Sleeping with Tinnitus
Unfortunaly there is no magic cure in sleeping with tinnitus. Tinnitus is more present while trying to fall asleep due to 3 factors:
But there sure is a way of learning to sleep with tinnitus. A lot of people with tinnitus have no problem sleeping at all.
The best way is to try and avoid the silence. That is not always possible if you sleep with a partner who wants silence when sleeping. If that is the case, it is really important for you mental health to talk to your partner, or at least sleep apart for a period of time.
You can avoid the silence with the TuniCare tinnitus mask music. Put the music on a low volume (just enough to kill the silence), and focus on the music. That way you will avoid the silence and the focus problem. You can of course listen to any type of music, but make sure the music doesn't distract you from falling asleep.
What is also important is that you build a healthy sleeping habbit. On the next pages we will give you some useful tips that helped a lot of our patients to fall asleep again.
4. Do not eat before you go to sleep
Do not eat meals or snacks three hours before bedtime. If you are eating before bedtime, your body has to digest all of this, which in turn has the effect that you can sleep less well.
5. Do not exercise three hours before you go to sleep
It's better to not sport three hours before bedtime. After exercise you might have additional new energy so you can not sleep well. Relaxating exersices on the other hand are very good to do before going to sleep.
6. Do not drink alcohol
If you do so, you might fall better to sleep, but after a few hours you'll be awake again. Also the quality of you sleep is poor with alcohom. Better is a glass of warm milk .