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  1. Forever hopeful commented on Forever hopeful's profile post.

    @BrOKeN_1 Interestingly both of my parents have anxiety. Both of my parents have hearing loss. My father’s is occupational, my mother’s is age...

    Oct 6, 2022 at 1:22 PM
  2. Forever hopeful commented on Forever hopeful's profile post.

    @kingsfan Indeed it is.

    Oct 6, 2022 at 1:20 PM
  3. Forever hopeful commented on Forever hopeful's profile post.

    @BrOKeN_1 It’s a theory from a neuroscientist who has been studying T for years and why some people W/HL have no T and others have T and no real...

    Oct 6, 2022 at 1:18 PM
  4. Forever hopeful commented on Forever hopeful's profile post.

    I was not depressed or anxious before getting T. Our gating system is broken for some reason. My parents both have HL. No T. They both have...

    Oct 6, 2022 at 12:15 PM
  5. Forever hopeful commented on makeyourownluck's profile post.

    No improvement. I think my anxiety is better under control with some of the medication I’ve been taking. Waking up is my least favorite part of...

    Oct 6, 2022 at 12:11 PM
  6. Forever hopeful liked makeyourownluck's comment on makeyourownluck's profile post

    Thanks @Forever hopeful, doctor gave me a larger dose of Augmentin due to the fact I’m afraid to take metronidazole. My doctor is well aware of...

    Oct 6, 2022 at 12:09 PM
  7. Forever hopeful liked kingsfan's comment on Forever hopeful's profile post

    Fingers in ears is pretty good protection, especially if you get a little suction going.

    Oct 6, 2022 at 12:07 PM
  8. Forever hopeful liked Joe Cuber's comment on Forever hopeful's profile post

    I wanted to tell you that when I described what I was going through (T, anxiety, depression) to my brother, he said, "You have a broken brain,...

    Oct 6, 2022 at 12:05 PM
  9. Forever hopeful liked BrOKeN_1's comment on Forever hopeful's profile post

    I'm afraid this is untrue. Anxiety effects everybody. Your just going through a particularly rough patch. It's going to take time and a whole lot...

    Oct 6, 2022 at 12:05 PM
  10. Forever hopeful Never had anxiety till tinnitus. No hope now. »

    Oct 6, 2022 at 1:50 AM
  11. Forever hopeful Episode 1. It was informative but I never felt so broken in my life. Broken brain. Anxious brain leads to tinnitus. »

    Oct 6, 2022 at 1:49 AM
  12. Forever hopeful Been listening to the podcasts. I liked them so far except…… »

    Oct 6, 2022 at 1:43 AM
  13. Forever hopeful liked NYCGuy's comment on Ngo13's profile post

    I have severe severe tinnitus I can hear it over everything and I got to the habituation, took a while. I did it by sitting down working with no...

    Oct 5, 2022 at 10:32 PM
  14. Forever hopeful commented on Ngo13's profile post.

    @Ngo13 I didn’t think we have much choice. I hope it settles for you.

    Oct 5, 2022 at 10:32 PM
  15. Forever hopeful commented on Ngo13's profile post.

    @ZFire Hoping mine is a long spike too. Almost 4 weeks. @Ngo13 Hang in there.

    Oct 5, 2022 at 10:31 PM
  16. Forever hopeful commented on Ngo13's profile post.

    @NYCGuy, I am trying to do this a little each day. Then I add some sound when I can’t take it anymore.

    Oct 5, 2022 at 10:29 PM
  17. Forever hopeful commented on makeyourownluck's profile post.

    Augmenting should fine for you. If the metronidazole topical/ cream great. But there has been at least one tinnitus case attributed to the oral...

    Oct 5, 2022 at 10:27 PM
  18. Forever hopeful commented on Esra47's profile post.

    Variance is extremely unusual. I have a question test reliability. 5 dB is the standard deviation.

    Oct 5, 2022 at 10:20 PM
  19. Forever hopeful replied to the thread Episode 18: Tinnitus Realities — Steve and Sean.

    I just heard it today. Thought it was awesome. Thanks for your contributions.

    Oct 4, 2022 at 10:22 PM
  20. Forever hopeful Ambulance was about 200 feet away. Scared the heck out of me. Hope no damage. »

    Oct 4, 2022 at 1:09 PM
  21. Forever hopeful Exposed to ambulance siren. Getting out of my car with my back to the street. Plugged my ears but was exposed one maybe two seconds »

    Oct 4, 2022 at 1:09 PM
  22. Forever hopeful rated Brians81's post Genius in the thread Huge Tinnitus Reduction Over 10 Months (Noise Induced from Concerts).

    Hi I'm new to this forum I had tinnitus since the late of April due exposure of prolong loud noise of my headphones and it started it out with...

    Oct 4, 2022 at 4:07 AM
  23. Forever hopeful commented on silentnight's profile post.

    I get it every time I turn over in bed in the am.

    Oct 3, 2022 at 9:46 PM
  24. Forever hopeful Using OTO CBT. Narrator’s voice is very soothing. »

    Oct 3, 2022 at 9:45 PM
  25. Forever hopeful liked tracyNYC's comment on Forever hopeful's profile post

    I used crickets, but when those no longer worked, I turned to lower-pitch "babbling brook" sounds. Nothing high pitch to compete, but lower pitch...

    Oct 3, 2022 at 9:42 PM
  26. Forever hopeful rated Poseidon65's post Winner in the thread How Can You Habituate to HIGH FREQUENCY Tinnitus?.

    I definitely wish everyone here the best; wish I had some advice. I do still notice my tinnitus a reasonable amount, but not when I'm doing any...

    Oct 3, 2022 at 9:26 PM
  27. Forever hopeful rated SonOfUhtred's post Agree in the thread Even with Severe OCD, Tinnitus Is Beatable.

    I have noticed you have a constant tendency to come on to any kind of 'positive' post just to bring your negativity to it. You cannot comprehend...

    Oct 2, 2022 at 4:14 PM
  28. Forever hopeful rated Barry098's post Useful in the thread Screaming Tinnitus Disappeared Completely After 2 Years.

    Just wanted to give a status update. My tinnitus is definitely less bothersome than it was a few months back. Not resolved but significantly less...

    Oct 1, 2022 at 10:17 PM
  29. Forever hopeful replied to the thread How Can You Habituate to HIGH FREQUENCY Tinnitus?.

    So glad to hear!

    Oct 1, 2022 at 9:12 PM
  30. Forever hopeful rated Tinker Bell's post Agree in the thread Tinnitus Classification for the General Public.

    Mine is audible over a TV at normal level. It’s audible over everything, including running water in a shower. I had trouble sleeping at the...

    Oct 1, 2022 at 8:23 PM
  31. Forever hopeful rated Greg Sacramento's post Hug in the thread Tinnitus Classification for the General Public.

    My doctors tell me that I don't have much longer. It starts with my heart and atherosclerotics. I have a long list of physical problems....

    Oct 1, 2022 at 8:18 PM
  32. Forever hopeful replied to the thread How Can You Habituate to HIGH FREQUENCY Tinnitus?.

    I think I would totally prefer static over this. At least from what I’ve heard, a lot of people can mask their static.

    Oct 1, 2022 at 7:46 PM
  33. Forever hopeful replied to the thread How Can You Habituate to HIGH FREQUENCY Tinnitus?.

    How are you doing? Any improvements.

    Oct 1, 2022 at 7:16 PM
  34. Forever hopeful replied to the thread How Can You Habituate to HIGH FREQUENCY Tinnitus?.

    How did you habituated to high frequency tinnitus? Could you mask it? I can’t mask mine. Crickets work sometimes but they only work for a while....

    Oct 1, 2022 at 10:18 AM
  35. Forever hopeful replied to the thread How Can You Habituate to HIGH FREQUENCY Tinnitus?.

    I read on a similar thread you have habituated to high frequency tinnitus. I am really struggling with that right now. 3 weeks after noise trauma...

    Oct 1, 2022 at 9:49 AM
  36. Forever hopeful replied to the thread Has Anyone Habituated to Ultra High Frequency Tinnitus That Can't Be Masked?.

    How much benzos were you taking and for how long if you don’t mind me asking?

    Oct 1, 2022 at 3:16 AM
  37. Forever hopeful commented on Forever hopeful's profile post.

    And just when I was starting to feel a tiny bit better.

    Oct 1, 2022 at 1:58 AM
  38. Forever hopeful commented on Forever hopeful's profile post.

    Thank you all. It is better now but I had to take some anti anxiety meds. It’s not gone but much quieter after I slept. It scared me so bad. I...

    Oct 1, 2022 at 1:55 AM
  39. Forever hopeful liked Strawberryblonde's comment on Forever hopeful's profile post

    Spikes can last a while and fluctuate rapidly. It'll eventually settle down. Please try too keep a positive mindset while this is happening, I...

    Oct 1, 2022 at 1:53 AM
  40. Forever hopeful liked CRGC's comment on Forever hopeful's profile post

    If there's one thing I learned from long time members on here, is that tinnitus can vary wildly in the short term. Short spikes can be alarming...

    Oct 1, 2022 at 1:52 AM
  41. Forever hopeful liked Eleanor89's comment on Forever hopeful's profile post

    Hello @Forever hopeful I’m so sorry your going through this …. Sending prayers x try and stay calm I am sure you will get better, have faith x

    Oct 1, 2022 at 1:52 AM
  42. Forever hopeful replied to the thread How Can You Habituate to HIGH FREQUENCY Tinnitus?.

    Me either. Except taking Clonazepam. Guess I will be an addict and get dementia because no one can be with this.

    Sep 30, 2022
  43. Forever hopeful replied to the thread How Can You Habituate to HIGH FREQUENCY Tinnitus?.

    How long did it take you to get to the level of habituation? I am going crazy.

    Sep 30, 2022
  44. Forever hopeful Omg I didn’t think it could get worse. Right ear is screaming like it never has. It’s kite a jet is taking off in my ear. Can’t mask. »

    Sep 30, 2022
  45. Forever hopeful rated CrystalB's post Agree in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    Not great pictures but here is mine. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  46. Forever hopeful replied to the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    OMG me too. I usually run out of the ladies room with my hands wet if there’s no paper towels. Not only are they ridiculously loud, they really...

    Sep 30, 2022
  47. Forever hopeful rated MindOverMatter's post Agree in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    [ATTACH] Campfire by the lake brings peace to my mind. [ATTACH]

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  48. Forever hopeful rated NYCGuy's post Agree in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    View of NYC from my drone. [ATTACH]

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