Farah's Recent Activity

  1. Farah rated Chester's post Helpful in the thread How to Not Fear Your Tinnitus Might Get Worse in the Future?.

    I have been training boxing as a sport as long as I know. When I got tinnitus back in 2016, I stopped training for about eight months and then...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 5:06 PM
  2. Farah liked Hogwire's post in the thread How to Not Fear Your Tinnitus Might Get Worse in the Future?.

    Hello everyone, this is my first post on this site after having ghosted many threads and forums looking for advice back when I was reacting very...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 5:06 PM
  3. Farah replied to the thread In a Loud Bar for 10 Minutes — Tinnitus Now Spiked — Is This Permanent?.

    You will be fine, I think sometimes we get so worked up that stress levels cause our tinnitus to spike along with our 100% focus on it after a...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 10:50 AM
  4. Farah rated secc's post Hug in the thread In a Loud Bar for 10 Minutes — Tinnitus Now Spiked — Is This Permanent?.

    Hi! I’m trying not to get really panicky. I was in a wine bar, normal level of bar conversation, not really loud and a single guy on a guitar...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 10:49 AM
  5. Farah liked Djstarkiss's post in the thread I’m at a Rave.

    There's a sound guy.. that's suppose to monitor the DB levels from across the room and make sure they are safe. but the night i got my tinnitus it...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 9:52 AM
  6. Farah rated ArtVandalay's post Winner in the thread I’m at a Rave.

    No need to beg Billy, I did resume my life ears be damned. I go to the grocery store (your fav) without earmuffs, omg!! I even go to movies and...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 9:50 AM
  7. Farah rated ArtVandalay's post Agree in the thread I’m at a Rave.

    I have lingered here awhile and clearly see a pattern when someone posts a success story, the same crew rain down a sea of shit on the OP for, I...

    Jun 19, 2019 at 9:50 AM
  8. Farah rated Shelly75's post Agree in the thread I’m at a Rave.

    Wow. This group has reached another level of venom and nastiness. I don’t blame him for bailing out.

    Jun 19, 2019 at 9:49 AM
  9. Farah rated Krolo's post Informative in the thread Neuroinflammation Mediates Noise-Induced Synaptic Imbalance and Tinnitus in Rodent Models.

    I haven't read any of this here before, I don't know if I have missed something? "The study, published in the journal PLOS Biology, suggests it...

    Jun 18, 2019 at 10:47 PM
  10. Farah rated Maia's post Informative in the thread Going to a Concert?.

    Yeah that really shouldn't be a problem. I've had T for about a year now too (19, now 20) and I've been to lots of shows the past year. Just wear...

    Jun 18, 2019 at 10:26 PM
  11. Farah rated paganismos's post Hug in the thread Success Story! One Year and Four Months Later Everything Is Back to Normal.

    Hey everyone, it's been too long! I thought I'd come back to write my success story because for me these kind of things were very important at...

    Jun 18, 2019 at 12:24 PM
  12. Farah rated Greg Clarke's post Agree in the thread Who's Been to a Concert Since Having Tinnitus?.

    Because for some of us Music is everything. The thought of never picking up my guitar or hitting a show was too bleak to handle. People are...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 9:32 PM
  13. Farah rated Greg Clarke's post Agree in the thread Who's Been to a Concert Since Having Tinnitus?.

    I've been to a ton of shows since developing Tinnitus. Seen Kataklysm there last month.I can't tell you what to do, but I'd go. Don't go near the...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 9:31 PM
  14. Farah rated attheedgeofscience's post Funny in the thread Who's Been to a Concert Since Having Tinnitus?.

    Here is one who did get worse - actually strike that - she did not have tinnitus to begin with, and, still developed tinnitus despite wearing ear...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 9:29 PM
  15. Farah rated linearb's post Agree in the thread Who's Been to a Concert Since Having Tinnitus?.

    Nothing in this world is completely safe; we're in an unbelievably adverse and precarious condition at all times. I have no idea if the OP should...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 9:29 PM
  16. Farah rated Deamon22's post Agree in the thread Can I Still Use My Gaming Headset on Low Volume?.

    I personally don‘t believe that headphones on a very low volume will make tinnitus worse (i am talking low volume and no accidents). However i...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 12:56 PM
  17. Farah rated Emperor-Drax's post Funny in the thread Elton John Concert — Too Loud?.

    Only if he launches in a rocket.

    Jun 17, 2019 at 12:52 PM
  18. Farah liked Jazzer's post in the thread The Noise at Concerts.

    Noise volume wrecked my hearing, and to a significant extent wrecked the life I knew and loved. I do not have phonophobia. I do not fear...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 12:51 PM
  19. Farah liked linearb's post in the thread The Noise at Concerts.

    Chiming in because I saw Kurt Vile & The Violators this week. I wasn't paying much attention but I checked the volume levels a couple times from...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 12:50 PM
  20. Farah liked linearb's post in the thread The Noise at Concerts.

    The concerts I've been to post-tinnitus with a dB meter, when not standing right next to a speaker, are not alarmingly louder than walking on a...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 12:49 PM
  21. Farah liked sleepingsiren's status.

    Had such a great time at my brother's wife's baby shower!

    Jun 16, 2019 at 2:25 PM
  22. Farah rated Vincent R's post Agree in the thread I End Up Regretting Just About Every Attempt to Socialize Because of Hyperacusis.

    I don't know if this will help, but here's how I look at it ... Existing as a human being is a temporary thing. Everyone who has ever been born...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 2:24 PM
  23. Farah replied to the thread How Likely Is It for Mild Noise-Induced Tinnitus to Dissipate If No Hearing Loss Is Present?.

    I completely understand the sleep problems. I couldn't sleep either and that always made it 100% worse. But the fact that you got to sleep last...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 6:19 PM
  24. Farah rated ChrisRA's post Hug in the thread How Likely Is It for Mild Noise-Induced Tinnitus to Dissipate If No Hearing Loss Is Present?.

    Hello all It’s day 12 on my tinnitus journey, and I’ve never felt so low in my life. My anxiety is through the roof, and I’m complaining too much...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 6:13 PM
  25. Farah rated Ian Mc's post Hug in the thread Pulsatile Stopped Immediately After Eating.

    Hi, I have been experiencing Pulsatile Tinnitus with the sound of a heartbeat primarily in the left ear for approximately 6 weeks. It really...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 1:39 PM
  26. Farah rated Bambam0's post Agree in the thread Energy Completely Zapped After Completing a 14-Day Course of Prednisone — Really Emotional.

    Hey Rb86 - You'll read it everywhere here - the beginning is the absolute worst. Do your best to take care of yourself - exercise, healthy...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:35 PM
  27. Farah replied to the thread Energy Completely Zapped After Completing a 14-Day Course of Prednisone — Really Emotional.

    You will be okay. It gets better, you just need to give it time. I was an emotional wreck my first 6 weeks but I can honestly say that it only...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:35 PM
  28. Farah rated Rb86's post Hug in the thread Energy Completely Zapped After Completing a 14-Day Course of Prednisone — Really Emotional.

    Guys I just completed my 14-day course of Prednisone following my acoustic trauma and tinnitus (low end warble in left ear and high pitched hiss...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:33 PM
  29. Farah rated kmohoruk's post Winner in the thread Please Create Your Success Story Instead of Just Leaving.

    I originally wrote my success story when I started to adjust to my T back in 2015. I decided to take a leave from the forum and focus a bit more...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:00 PM
  30. Farah rated sirhand's post Agree in the thread Please Create Your Success Story Instead of Just Leaving.

    I'm doing fine, I'm habituated. But yeah, silence is definitely a thing that I loved more than most people. I've always treasured how sensitive my...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 7:57 PM
  31. Farah rated Agrajag364's post Agree in the thread Please Create Your Success Story Instead of Just Leaving.

    Hmm, I dunno. I grew up on about the quietest place on earth (maybe why I hate tinnitus) and I don't remember ever hearing any kind of noise in...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 7:56 PM
  32. Farah rated Alue's post Winner in the thread Please Create Your Success Story Instead of Just Leaving.

    Bullshit. I used to love silence. It's how I would relax. Sure an anechoic chamber is a bit extreme and you would start hearing your bodily...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 7:56 PM
  33. Farah liked TealD's status.

    Hoping for a miracle.

    Jun 14, 2019 at 7:52 PM
  34. Farah liked TealD's status.

    I've been having good days. It's a little loud today, but I'm still hoping for the best not only for myself but for all of us.

    Jun 14, 2019 at 7:52 PM
  35. Farah liked Sevv's comment on Sevv's profile post

    High-frequency H bothers me a lot more. Girls laughing makes my ears hurt, even with ear plugs. Luckily my T seems quite spike resistant.

    Jun 14, 2019 at 6:55 PM
  36. Farah liked Sevv's status.

    Couple notes: T keeps changing slowly (unclear though if for the better) and I've started to habituate (pretty mild T, so no wonder).

    Jun 14, 2019 at 6:55 PM
  37. Farah rated punkaddict's post Hug in the thread My 3 Month Introduction to Hell.

    Thanks for the advice, but drumming in a band is my dream, for better or worse. The upside is living a life I want to live apart from sitting at...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 4:35 PM
  38. Farah rated GregCA's post Agree in the thread I Feel Like Tinnitus Is Affecting My Quality of Life.

    Ask your doctors. I did. I use headphones regularly, but I'm very disciplined when it comes to volume.

    Jun 14, 2019 at 3:29 PM
  39. Farah liked punkaddict's post in the thread My 3 Month Introduction to Hell.

    Yah, just in quiet rooms, thank bejesus it's not severe. Still, I loved silence. Many take it for granted but I didn't, I moved to 5 different uni...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 2:30 PM
  40. Farah rated fishbone's post Agree in the thread Learn from Others' Mistakes.

    I do not know this person and i don't want to offend them at all. I don't know if this person has hyperacusis or not. I don't know if they have an...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 2:26 PM
  41. Farah rated fishbone's post Agree in the thread Learn from Others' Mistakes.

    This thread is nonsense and as long as I am a member here, I will not let you scare these people and get them paranoid. You say that people go to...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 2:23 PM
  42. Farah liked Bill Bauer's post in the thread Tinnitus for a Few Weeks — Changing.

    I am sorry that you had suffered a setback. I had something similar happen to me - improvement for three months, followed by an acoustic trauma...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 2:15 PM
  43. Farah rated Sevv's post Agree in the thread Tinnitus for a Few Weeks — Changing.

    Your T went down very quickly, so my opinion is that there is again a lot of possibility for rapid improvement. I am also one of these fortunate...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 2:14 PM
  44. Farah rated JohnK's post Helpful in the thread Chances of Recovering from Tinnitus? — If It Never Happens, What About Habituation?.

    I habituated from nasty high frequency tinnitus I got in 2015. It took a while (like over a year but 99.9% of the time I didn't hear it. I sat in...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 10:12 AM
  45. Farah rated ChrisRA's post Hug in the thread How Likely Is It for Mild Noise-Induced Tinnitus to Dissipate If No Hearing Loss Is Present?.

    I have the “eee” at the moment and it’s preventing me from sleeping well. I must admit, before this I was strong and outgoing. I just recently...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:10 AM
  46. Farah rated Digital Doc's post Agree in the thread How Likely Is It for Mild Noise-Induced Tinnitus to Dissipate If No Hearing Loss Is Present?.

    My T started in the right, and has stayed there for 8 months now. I would not assume that it migrates. I will also say that I always protect both...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:10 AM
  47. Farah replied to the thread How Likely Is It for Mild Noise-Induced Tinnitus to Dissipate If No Hearing Loss Is Present?.

    I really believe the eeee noise will go away. I think it was exactly 9 days when it went away for me. I'd say it had been a level 3.5/4 and I was...

    Jun 14, 2019 at 8:09 AM
  48. Farah replied to the thread How Likely Is It for Mild Noise-Induced Tinnitus to Dissipate If No Hearing Loss Is Present?.

    Yeah it started off as eeeee in my right ear, whilst my left ear felt clogged up. A week later the eeee disappeared and was replaced with a kind...

    Jun 13, 2019