This is going to sound really dumb, but it's driving me batty, so here goes!!!
I've been having a problem with ringing in my ears for almost the past year. It's not all the time - somedays it's louder than others. Somedays not at all. I've mentioned it to my Rheumy and he doesn't think it's the Remicade or the MTX since I didn't experience this with the Enbrel & MTX.
In the past year (since just before my crohn's diagnosis actually), I went from being a belly sleeper (to painful to sleep on my belly) to a back/side sleeper. I do have AS involvement in my neck and I'm finding on many mornings, I wake up with ringing ears and a "crick" in my neck. Now I'm wondering if I need a new pillow. I'm wondering if the pillow I currently have is too soft and could possibly be irritating my neck which in turn is irritating something higher to make my ears ring. (did that make sense? LoL).
I have a referral pending for an ear, nose & throat doctor, but feel that's a bit much. Anyway, I was wondering and thought I'd run it by you'all!
Seriously though - in changing sleeping positions, do you need to change pillows as well? It's hard enough to get a decent nights sleep with AS & RA, but this crick in the neck and ringing ears is nuts. Thanks!
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