Juan's Recent Activity

  1. Juan rated Elmer B Fuddled's post Informative in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    Looks like Ireland. I've been to that place I'm sure.

    Nov 28, 2021 at 10:13 AM
  2. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    On Friday investors fled from risky assets, stocks, crypto, petrol, everything... it's like going back to 2020.

    Nov 27, 2021 at 10:57 PM
  3. Juan replied to the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    Where is that?

    Nov 27, 2021 at 10:56 PM
  4. Juan liked CrystalB's post in the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    Enjoying doing stuff like this to take your mind off of tinnitus and other problems. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  5. Juan replied to the thread Favourite Works of Art.

    Duchamp would be proud of it.

    Nov 27, 2021 at 10:54 PM
  6. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    Now Bank of America is forecasting a 20% fall of American stocks in one year. There are opinions to suit everyone, with a few investment banks...

    Nov 27, 2021 at 10:51 PM
  7. Juan replied to the thread 2020 US Presidential Election.

    So Goldman Sachs is saying tapering is going to accelerate and they expect 3 rate hikes for 2022. As we all know, those guys at Goldman are...

    Nov 27, 2021 at 8:43 AM
  8. Juan replied to the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    Stunning view! Really beautiful!

    Nov 27, 2021 at 8:42 AM
  9. Juan replied to the thread Photo Album of Tinnitus Talk Members.

    Those are the earmuffs I used too, the last one. I downgraded from the Peltor Optime III, which was, in my opinion, the best in terms of sound...

    Nov 27, 2021 at 8:40 AM
  10. Juan replied to the thread Can Hyperacusis/Tinnitus Improve While Still Struggling with Insomnia?.

    My personal experience is sleeping well helps with tinnitus and hyperacusis. One night of bad sleep and, in my particular case, tinnitus spikes...

    Nov 26, 2021 at 9:27 PM
  11. Juan rated Lorca's post Hug in the thread Acoustic Shock from Loud Music via In-Ear Monitors — 2 Months In.

    Hello everyone, I’m so thankful that this resource exists. It has been both terrifying and hopeful to read everyone's journeys. My story starts...

    Nov 26, 2021 at 9:26 PM
  12. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    Interesting story. It may be good for this company: ‘I’m happy to lose £10m by quitting Facebook,’ says Lush boss Losing 10m followers on sites...

    Nov 26, 2021 at 8:41 PM
  13. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    I think the news is someone made up a new COVID-19 variant to punish the OPEC. At the same time they expect to lower inflation, at least the part...

    Nov 26, 2021 at 7:43 PM
  14. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    Oddly, I have slept pretty well at most times. I get to sleep easily. It's my nature.

    Nov 26, 2021 at 8:43 AM
  15. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    There are new COVID-19 variants, restrictions to air traffic and travel in general... today the stock markets are going to take a hit.

    Nov 26, 2021 at 8:42 AM
  16. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    I had medical leave (around 8 months) when it all started. Hyperacusis was severe, very very bad. But other than that I have been working all the...

    Nov 25, 2021 at 10:39 PM
  17. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    Yes, that's what the statistics say, that hyperacusis is often coupled with tinnitus. But this was not my case. Tinnitus appeared years later.

    Nov 25, 2021 at 7:56 PM
  18. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    I spent around 3.5 years with severe hyperacusis, then 3 years with hearing slightly getting worse, but not so noticeable, and from there hearing...

    Nov 25, 2021 at 7:44 PM
  19. Juan replied to the thread Will Increasing Hearing Loss Make My Tinnitus Worse?.

    I think tinnitus is related to hearing loss and is "filling the void" left by frequencies we can no longer hear due to hearing loss. At least that...

    Nov 25, 2021 at 7:42 PM
  20. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    I was referring to pain hyperacusis, which means pain lingers for a long time after sounds stop.

    Nov 25, 2021 at 10:02 AM
  21. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    Those sounds cannot harm you. Door locks are tricky because some of them are loud. Slamming doors are very bad due to vibration on top of a loud...

    Nov 25, 2021 at 10:01 AM
  22. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    Yeah, it's the passage of time that helps.

    Nov 25, 2021 at 9:58 AM
  23. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    No, I did not have tinnitus at the beginning. It happened a few years later.

    Nov 25, 2021 at 9:54 AM
  24. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    This depends on what you call "improvement". This is like a broad timeline for my particular case: - Severe hyperacusis: would be able to hear...

    Nov 25, 2021 at 9:54 AM
  25. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    This is very important, because in case there is a normal audiogram and poor speech recognition, there could be a peripheral auditory neuropathy....

    Nov 25, 2021 at 9:46 AM
  26. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    My personal experience is that bad hyperacusis does not improve. It changes and morphs into other hearing problems, like hearing loss, tinnitus...

    Nov 24, 2021 at 10:52 PM
  27. Juan replied to the thread How Can Category 4 Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients Improve?.

    Not exactly. My theory is that hyperacusis may improve if damage hair cells die. This produces hearing loss and tinnitus but reduces the...

    Nov 24, 2021 at 11:46 AM
  28. Juan replied to the thread Back for Support — In the Depths of Despair with Worsening Hearing Loss and Tinnitus.

    How? Do you use hearing aids? Do you hear your tinnitus when you wake up in the morning? Does your brain cancel out or ignores the tinnitus at...

    Nov 24, 2021 at 11:40 AM
  29. Juan replied to the thread Back for Support — In the Depths of Despair with Worsening Hearing Loss and Tinnitus.

    You and I... haha.

    Nov 24, 2021 at 11:38 AM
  30. Juan replied to the thread Back for Support — In the Depths of Despair with Worsening Hearing Loss and Tinnitus.

    Do you have symptoms after noise exposure (meaning for instance walking around traffic, a normal city walk)? Headaches, ear pressure etc?

    Nov 24, 2021 at 11:36 AM
  31. Juan liked Ed209's post in the thread Back for Support — In the Depths of Despair with Worsening Hearing Loss and Tinnitus.

    I’m really sorry to see you here again, derpytia. You’ve been through a lot, but you understand the process of recovery more than most on this...

    Nov 24, 2021 at 11:35 AM
  32. Juan rated derpytia's post Hug in the thread Back for Support — In the Depths of Despair with Worsening Hearing Loss and Tinnitus.

    Hey guys. Some of you might remember me, some of you will not. But I'm back. Back again in the depths of despair. Worsening hearing loss and...

    Nov 24, 2021 at 11:35 AM
  33. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    I still wonder how Boris could turn from journalist to PM... well, apparently people voted for him.

    Nov 24, 2021 at 10:31 AM
  34. Juan rated Ed209's post Agree in the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    Yea, he’s a bumbling idiot.

    Nov 24, 2021 at 10:30 AM
  35. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    There's "convergence" European-style :LOL: :ROFL:

    Nov 24, 2021 at 10:30 AM
  36. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    I think it would be interesting to look at the data for both Chinese cities and rural areas. I am sure the per capita income in Shanghai, Beijing...

    Nov 23, 2021 at 7:16 PM
  37. Juan replied to the thread Chit Chat and All That....

    Just realised I barely hear the computer fan anymore... hearing going downhill.

    Nov 23, 2021 at 7:13 PM
  38. Juan replied to the thread 2020 US Presidential Election.

    Boris Johnson lost his script, so could not read his speech. Spent minutes mumbling, hopelessly fumbling through papers... and then started...

    Nov 23, 2021 at 6:48 PM
  39. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    Did you watch the "Peppa Pig Moment"? The UK has its own clown running the show!: Boris Johnson went to Peppa Pig World – but it’s Britain that’s...

    Nov 23, 2021 at 6:46 PM
  40. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    I think those are old numbers. By now the Czech Republic and Taiwan should have higher per capita incomes than Spain.

    Nov 23, 2021 at 5:07 PM
  41. Juan rated PeteJ's post Agree in the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    Yeah, Austria is a police state. In the Netherlands, the police shoot you. These aren't free, democratic states. It's funny how ALL the people...

    Nov 23, 2021 at 4:50 PM
  42. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    I never thought Austria would be capable of FORCING people to get vaccinated. Such a shame... Why aren't all those top athletes, tennis players,...

    Nov 23, 2021 at 3:41 PM
  43. Juan replied to the thread 2020 US Presidential Election.

    I think his biggest pitfalls are: - Renewing Powell as FED chairman. What a disgrace! - Marketing and heavily publicising a "global corporate...

    Nov 23, 2021 at 2:50 PM
  44. Juan rated Wrfortiscue's post Funny in the thread 2020 US Presidential Election.

    Damn I thought we could be buddies :(

    Nov 23, 2021 at 2:48 PM
  45. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    Biden has renewed Powell (that disgrace) as FED chair. Another Biden promise that never came to reality: the global corporate tax. 2030 you said,...

    Nov 23, 2021 at 2:46 PM
  46. Juan replied to the thread Mild Tinnitus Got Much Worse + Developed Moderate to Severe Hyperacusis & Distortions.

    If you are doing this without wearing hearing protection, I think it is a really bad idea, as at some point, some day, there is going to be the...

    Nov 22, 2021
  47. Juan rated Exit's post Agree in the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    Wait a minute... Are you really saying an American can live off $90 a month if his rent was paid for...? That sounds like BS even though soap,...

    Nov 22, 2021
  48. Juan replied to the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    There are good things about COVID-19: lots of people have forgot about their cars and started to bike everywhere. In Spain bicycles were out of...

    Nov 22, 2021
  49. Juan rated Stacken77's post Agree in the thread Is There a New Dotcom Bubble?.

    That's good. Hopefully they pull out of the UK too so @Damocles's neighbors stop eating crap.

    Nov 22, 2021
  50. Juan replied to the thread Things People Say When You Tell Them You Have Tinnitus.

    Those are doctors who have never suffered from tinnitus and do not know personally any sufferers. I once met a doctor that totally understood...

    Nov 22, 2021