Why do I have ringing in my ears?

Tinnitus . Tinnitus is actually a very complex perception of some type of noise or sound in the ears or head. There are different types, subjective (only you hear) or objective (others can hear the noise too-rare). It can be pulsatile like a heart beat or non-pulsatile. There can be many causes and it really needs a full evaluation by an otolaryngologist.

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Why do I have ringing in my ears as I fall asleep?

It's always there. You don't just have it while you sleep... It's there all the time but you notice it while you are falling asleep because the ambient noise during the day that would normally mask it is starting to decrease around the house... "the house is quiet." the ringing (tinnitus) is usually nothing serious, but you may want to have your hearing checked. Also check my health tips http://tinyurl.Com/42dosks. Read more...
Tinnitis. Many people with this problem notice it mainly when they are alone and it is very quiet. Pay close attention and see if you ever experience it at other times of the day (if you can stand what the answer might be). Read more...

Why do I have dizziness, ringing in my ears, and uncontrolled shivering?

Need seen. dizziness, assuming you mean vertigo or the sensation of spinning and/or falling and ringing in ears or tinnitus is a sign of irritation or injury of the 8th cranial nerve or the nerve responsible for hearing and balance regulation. The shivering has got me a little perplexed. Could be that you have a viral infection, causing you to shiver and this can irritate this nerve as well causing sx. Read more...