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  1. GBB rated Chinmoku's post Informative in the thread New Approach (Dr. La Torre)?.

    Dr. La Torre is a legitimate Italian ENT doctor. He recommends a hydrops diet as a first step and yes, this includes three liters of water a...

    May 8, 2021 at 6:01 AM
  2. GBB rated Snake's post Agree in the thread What Happened to Me When I Stopped Caring About Tinnitus.

    Don't use headphones. Your tinnitus is mild if you can sleep with earplugs. My tinnitus when wearing earplugs is so loud that I can even faint.

    May 8, 2021 at 5:31 AM
  3. GBB Anyone else just straight up unsure if they are getting better or worse? »

    May 8, 2021 at 4:01 AM
  4. GBB rated Ben Winders's post Informative in the thread Tinnitus Down to 1/10 — Eating 8 Bananas a Day.

    So far so good — I have now stopped completely. I took a half Deanxit 2 days ago, that was the last one. I don't notice a pump in severity but...

    May 8, 2021 at 12:29 AM
  5. GBB rated newfie's post Agree in the thread Otonomy OTO-413 — Treatment of Hidden Hearing Loss.

    I have a near perfect audiogram, ABR, conduction test, OHC etc... but have had very tinny, crackly distorted hearing in my right ear and...

    May 8, 2021 at 12:28 AM
  6. GBB replied to the thread Otonomy OTO-413 — Treatment of Hidden Hearing Loss.

    I trust my ENT - he hits my knee with a little hammer and my leg kicks - means my nervous system is MINT. After that we did a high five and...

    May 8, 2021 at 12:24 AM
  7. GBB replied to the thread PC Builds — Post Yours Here!.

    My life would be so much more enjoyable if I could just buy a graphics card at anywhere near MSRP.

    May 7, 2021 at 7:00 AM
  8. GBB replied to the thread Sudden Increase in Tinnitus; I'm Losing My Mind.

    Try a Xanax for some momentary respite. It lowers the sound for me - it may give you some time to think more calmly.

    May 7, 2021 at 6:13 AM
  9. GBB rated murphb's post Informative in the thread I Invented a Sound That Knocked Out My Tinnitus.

    Update on my experiences. I have been using Tinnitus Mix for approximately one month, first week with Apple AirPods, 3rd week broke one...

    May 7, 2021 at 4:44 AM
  10. GBB replied to the thread The Phenomenon — New Documentary (2020).

    Great podcast with the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense. [MEDIA]

    May 6, 2021 at 3:09 AM
  11. GBB liked Lurius's status.

    Third day in a row with insanely low, mild tinnitus. FInally getting the break I deserve, thank God for this.

    May 5, 2021 at 2:56 PM
  12. GBB liked prowlinacage's post in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    I washed and steamed wine barrels. All. Damn. Day. [ATTACH]

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  13. GBB liked Steph1710's post in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Right, chat up lines aside, today I helped to photograph historic objects from an engineering museum. :) The museum itself...

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  14. GBB replied to the thread Neosensory — Bimodal Stimulation Device for Tinnitus: Any Reviews? A Scam or Not?.

    The overall expense was zero.

    May 5, 2021 at 6:37 AM
  15. GBB replied to the thread Neosensory — Bimodal Stimulation Device for Tinnitus: Any Reviews? A Scam or Not?.

    Just wanted to add - the product management team at Neosensory reached out to me to get my feedback on the experience/product. It seems like they...

    May 4, 2021 at 11:47 PM
  16. GBB liked Tezcatlipoca's status.

    Its official, one of my tones broke down enough for me to completely ignore it. Now if the crickets could do the same... 2/3

    May 4, 2021 at 11:33 PM
  17. GBB replied to the thread If My Tinnitus Doesn't Get Spikes from Loud Noise, Does It Mean It's Not Noise Induced?.

    No it doesn't mean that. It could still be from noise, or from something else - the criteria you described alone is not determinative.

    May 4, 2021 at 11:32 PM
  18. GBB rated Zugzug's post Hug in the thread Suicidal.

    My wife left me and even though I have a diagnosis, all of my potential disability lawyers are running for the hills. They don't want to touch my...

    May 4, 2021 at 8:13 PM
  19. GBB liked Ilias T's status.

    Doctor cleaned ears manually, did a short jaw test. Definetely TMJ and needs further tests. Tinnitus reduced by 50%.

    May 4, 2021 at 2:57 PM
  20. GBB rated Chinmoku's post Hug in the thread Valdoxan (Agomelatine) Worsened My Tinnitus.

    Thank you, I have tried so many things. I'm agonizing now, so it's very hard for me to write a coherent post. In short, I tried so many...

    May 4, 2021 at 2:50 PM
  21. GBB My tones have stopped being solid again, lost of ascending/descending, up/down b.s. - it's a lot harder to ignore. »

    May 4, 2021 at 5:18 AM
  22. GBB rated Tezcatlipoca's post Good Question in the thread Effectiveness of Intratympanic Dexamethasone With Lidocaine (Lignocaine) for Alleviation of Tinnitus.

    Results The average pre-treatment TFI score was 56.2. After 1 month the average TFI decreased to 41 (p < 0.05). The scores dropped to 34 and 35...

    May 4, 2021 at 4:33 AM
  23. GBB replied to the thread Frequency Therapeutics — Hearing Loss Regeneration.

    Are you under the understanding that in the event that the company shuts down, management gets to keep the proceeds from the disposition of real...

    May 4, 2021 at 1:03 AM
  24. GBB liked Tezcatlipoca's post in the thread Frequency Therapeutics — Hearing Loss Regeneration.

    [ATTACH]

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  25. GBB rated FGG's post Hug in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    Ideal response from a normal person: "In that case, why don't you come over since we can't sleep anyway?" Response from someone on this forum:...

    May 3, 2021 at 8:43 PM
  26. GBB liked Christiaan's post in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    You've got tinnitus too? We have so much in common. It's like we're on the same frequency ;) A big sorry for all of this. My pick-up lines are...

    May 3, 2021 at 8:43 PM
  27. GBB rated Keith Handy's post Hug in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    "I know a little place where we could go and habituate..."

    May 3, 2021 at 8:43 PM
  28. GBB rated nocticolor's post Agree in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    If I met someone who owns a TRT manual, I’d run as fast as I can!

    May 3, 2021 at 8:43 PM
  29. GBB replied to the thread Liam Boehm — A Scammer or What?.

    Hate to be that guy but @Bobb77 is the same guy who said COVID-19 and the vaccine couldn’t affect tinnitus - draw your own conclusions about the...

    May 3, 2021 at 6:32 PM
  30. GBB rated Eric Ryder's post Informative in the thread Neosensory — Bimodal Stimulation Device for Tinnitus: Any Reviews? A Scam or Not?.

    OK, so... I just stumbled onto this thread. I've been using the Neosensory Buzz for 4 weeks now. Aggressively. 30 minutes to an hour a day. I also...

    May 3, 2021 at 12:59 AM
  31. GBB replied to the thread Neosensory — Bimodal Stimulation Device for Tinnitus: Any Reviews? A Scam or Not?.

    Hey, it had an effect for me too, but just could not handle the beeps because of my hyperacusis - particularly those upper beeps. Best of luck.

    May 3, 2021 at 12:58 AM
  32. GBB replied to the thread Kava Kava for Tinnitus — Post Your Experience!.

    Nice, happy you are getting relief either way.

    May 3, 2021 at 12:51 AM
  33. GBB attached a file to the thread The Bionics Institute Claim They Have Found a Way of Objectively Measuring Tinnitus.

    When they view our tinnitus: [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  34. GBB replied to the thread Kava Kava for Tinnitus — Post Your Experience!.

    The drink is not as effective as the pills, just saying.

    May 2, 2021 at 9:13 PM
  35. GBB rated Diesel's post Informative in the thread Kava Kava for Tinnitus — Post Your Experience!.

    Yeah it did seem to quiet the tinnitus down. Not sure if it was the relaxing effect, or an effect on the tinnitus specifically. Or, maybe both. It...

    May 2, 2021 at 7:56 PM
  36. GBB replied to the thread Reactive Tinnitus — Removal of Reactivity. Is It Possible?.

    I guess its both - it sounds fucked up in the moment and then leaves lingering elevated tinnitus.

    May 2, 2021 at 7:55 PM
  37. GBB replied to the thread Effectiveness of Intratympanic Dexamethasone With Lidocaine (Lignocaine) for Alleviation of Tinnitus.

    He did follow-up iirc. I think in the end he got on Amitriptyline which helped him and he was fine.

    May 2, 2021 at 7:52 PM
  38. GBB replied to the thread Effectiveness of Intratympanic Dexamethasone With Lidocaine (Lignocaine) for Alleviation of Tinnitus.

    There is a thread on this where a doctor administered it on himself and got relief.

    May 2, 2021 at 5:29 PM
  39. GBB replied to the thread Reactive Tinnitus — Removal of Reactivity. Is It Possible?.

    9 months and my PC fans still set off my ringing, or rather, my PC fans sound like ringing/tones are mixed into the actual noise :(

    May 2, 2021 at 5:19 PM
  40. GBB liked linearb's post in the thread Reactive Tinnitus — Removal of Reactivity. Is It Possible?.

    I only had severe sensitivity and mild reactivity for a while, maybe during the first 2 years after onset/worsening. After that the reactivity...

    May 2, 2021 at 5:18 PM
  41. GBB @__nico__ have you tried benzos, lamictal etc... you may as well try every damn thing before you quit the game. »

    May 2, 2021 at 6:02 AM
  42. GBB My herniated disc has improved a lot since October 2020. Until last month I was limping and could not sit without pain. Now I sit fine :) »

    May 2, 2021 at 5:47 AM
  43. GBB My reactivity is barely any better 9 months in... wtf. »

    May 2, 2021 at 5:27 AM
  44. GBB replied to the thread Suicidal.

    Same. Exhaaaauuuuustting.

    May 2, 2021 at 4:17 AM
  45. GBB replied to the thread Just Curious — Is There an Over the Counter (OTC) Medication to Help with the Nasty Anxiety?.

    People will think I work for a Kava company because plugged this a few times - actually work at an investment firm and no ties to Kava whatsoever...

    May 1, 2021
  46. GBB rated Piperstark's post Hug in the thread Testosterone and Tinnitus — Myelin Sheath / Nerves.

    I never had tinnitus until I had t implants. Now I have middle head tinnitus. It was so bad I didn’t sleep for two weeks and has never gone away....

    May 1, 2021
  47. GBB rated 85dB T's post Hug in the thread Testosterone and Tinnitus — Myelin Sheath / Nerves.

    I'm happy for you. Don't screw it up! Re. the quotes above: No, I was much like you, habituated over the years, small increases at a time every...

    May 1, 2021
  48. GBB rated FGG's post Useful in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    Hmm... tinnitus related pick up lines. Interesting thought. "Hey boy, is that ringing in my ears or in my heart?" Or something guys can use...

    May 1, 2021