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  1. Lane rated Bartoli's post Hug in the thread Tinnitus/Hyperacusis: A Rehabilitative Model.

    @MattS There is definitely something to be said for your approach and found myself often wondering the same thing. When my hyperacusis is worse...

    Oct 17, 2019 at 1:57 AM
  2. Lane liked Mister Muso's post in the thread Drop the Word ‘Negativity’ Once and for All.

    I don't judge someone who is struggling. I don't put labels on them. But if I find certain types of posts or conversations are not having a...

    Oct 17, 2019 at 12:19 AM
  3. Lane liked Cher2's post in the thread The Eustachi Device for Treating Tinnitus — Reviews? Experiences?.

    Lane - Hope you continue to feel better. You are always so willing to help and respond to other people

    Oct 16, 2019 at 9:07 PM
  4. Lane replied to the thread Suicidal.

    @Harley, I can certainly relate to those sentiments. However, is it "possible" your brain might actually be trying to alert you that something...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 9:05 PM
  5. Lane liked Jazzer's post in the thread Suicidal.

    Maybe twenty minutes or so. But five is better than nothing. ———————————— Understand completely. I am old with time on my hands, but obviously...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 8:57 PM
  6. Lane liked MattS's post in the thread Mine Feels Like a 10 — Do Some People Have Tinnitus Way Worse Than Others?.

    I've worried about occlusion too, have been playing around with various plugs, to get the best fit / lowest occlusion. Currently I'm...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:21 PM
  7. Lane rated Agrajag364's post Agree in the thread Drop the Word ‘Negativity’ Once and for All.

    Further to this, and as others have commented more articulately on this thread. I actually do agree with Michael in his other posts that...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:20 PM
  8. Lane rated Agrajag364's post Agree in the thread Drop the Word ‘Negativity’ Once and for All.

    Loudness matters a lot. Quiet tinnitus is much easier. I completely understand why somebody with loud tinnitus would hate it and feel suicidal...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:18 PM
  9. Lane liked MattS's post in the thread Tinnitus/Hyperacusis: A Rehabilitative Model.

    Thanks Lane, this is very good advice. I kind of realized that I had made everything sound very linear, and knew I should try try to find a way to...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:16 PM
  10. Lane rated Juan's post Hug in the thread Tinnitus/Hyperacusis: A Rehabilitative Model.

    After the "two years in terror" without using hearing protection at all, I started doing what you suggest. It didn't fully work, as my hyperacusis...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:16 PM
  11. Lane liked Star64's post in the thread Benzodiazepine Withdrawal — SEVERE Hyperacusis.

    I feel your pain, but hindsight as they say is a beautiful thing. I used to beat myself up about taking a benzo which ended up causing me so many...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:14 PM
  12. Lane rated Harley's post Hug in the thread Suicidal.

    Tinnitus at this level has to be one of the most horrid conditiins in existence. I keep thinking, that this level of torture has to be against all...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:10 PM
  13. Lane liked Jazzer's post in the thread Suicidal.

    Dear Allan - just like you - I know of nothing worse than this. (I will probably now be accused of ‘negativity’ by those prats espousing their...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:09 PM
  14. Lane rated all to gain's post Hug in the thread Suicidal.

    Neither can I! I have in now way accepted my new reality on an emotional level, but I type of have on an intellectual level. However, I still...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:08 PM
  15. Lane rated valeri's post Hug in the thread Suicidal.

    Same here Allan! No support, no help, no care... Wish I was never born :(

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:07 PM
  16. Lane rated all to gain's post Hug in the thread Suicidal.

    How have you manged to live with it for 6 years? I don't see how I'm going to make it to the end of the year.

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:07 PM
  17. Lane liked Michael Leigh's post in the thread Suicidal.

    @Lane @fishbone Thank you both and to other members of this forum, for your kindness and continued support. It has spurred me on to keep...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 5:07 PM
  18. Lane replied to the thread Tinnitus/Hyperacusis: A Rehabilitative Model.

    Hi @MattS -- I generally agree with your approach. I'd just point out--speaking from experiences--that the path to greater resiliency is not...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 7:15 AM
  19. Lane rated Juan's post Agree in the thread Tinnitus/Hyperacusis: A Rehabilitative Model.

    That does not work for people with severe hyperacusis because once you get out of home there will be peaks of sound that will exceed by far your...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 1:12 AM
  20. Lane liked Jazzer's post in the thread “Tinnitus Truths”.

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  21. Lane rated Harley's post Agree in the thread Suicidal.

    Be carefull in coffe shops, especially in the real busy ones, as metal trays and glass mugs end up on the hard tile floor quite often.

    Oct 16, 2019 at 12:52 AM
  22. Lane rated DaveFromChicago's post Hug in the thread Suicidal.

    I'm in my 60s and I can't believe this has happened to me. This condition is a full out Blitzkrieg assault on every level of a person's...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 12:51 AM
  23. Lane rated acute's post Hug in the thread Suicidal.

    I'm in my 20s and I still can't believe this is happening to me. I can’t.

    Oct 15, 2019 at 10:24 PM
  24. Lane liked Mister Muso's post in the thread Suicidal.

    I understand these feelings of despair. I console myself with the fact that I am nearing retirement age and have had a good and relatively...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:52 PM
  25. Lane liked Michael Leigh's post in the thread Suicidal.

    @linearb I receive many PM messages from members thanking me for writing my posts and I will continue to do so much to your chagrin. Or should I...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:51 PM
  26. Lane rated all to gain's post Informative in the thread Suicidal.

    This is the bit I find hard to deal with! Went to see a counselor today for the second time. No idea if it will help or not, but she's had...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:49 PM
  27. Lane rated Allan1967's post Good Question in the thread Suicidal.

    I have done a lot of reading etc about the afterlife and there's so many theories it's hard. One is, as you say, you get to stay behind to watch...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:48 PM
  28. Lane liked JohnFox's post in the thread Suicidal.

    Bingo. I have also found that simply having someone who will really listen and try to truly understand what you are going through is a big help. I...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:47 PM
  29. Lane rated Chinmoku's post Hug in the thread Suicidal.

    I understand, it is really another life. It's not a case we are all in this "suicidal" thread, death looks almost like a liberation, but it's...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:46 PM
  30. Lane liked Chinmoku's post in the thread Suicidal.

    No you are not alone. This sounds very familiar. I think one of the consequences of being stuck with this kind of... disability I guess... is that...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:43 PM
  31. Lane rated GregCA's post Agree in the thread Suicidal.

    I know at least one person that does. No. Many people with T/H feel that way.

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:42 PM
  32. Lane rated Daniel Lion's post Agree in the thread Suicidal.

    Hey you, You listed Benzos... those can take up to a year and a half to start to feel better if you have stopped or in mid taper... keep that in mind.

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:41 PM
  33. Lane replied to the thread Suicidal.

    @JohnAdams -- Sounds like you had a very interesting stepmother! FWIW, or if you're interested, here's my own understanding on the law of...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:35 PM
  34. Lane rated arctic loon's post Friendly in the thread Suicidal.

    Hey I know it's rough. I'm 21 as well with severe hyperacusis. If you need someone to talk feel free to message me. You have lots of chances to...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:25 PM
  35. Lane rated Michael Leigh's post Informative in the thread Suicidal.

    Logan's run was also a TV series. People were allowed to live until they were 30, then their life was to be terminated by reporting to station...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:24 PM
  36. Lane rated Daniel Lion's post Friendly in the thread Suicidal.

    Right on Allan... that just shows the quality of your person. We might be destined to torture but we can root and cheer and pray for the young...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:23 PM
  37. Lane rated keka's post Hug in the thread Suicidal.

    I want to be six feet under the ground. Sick of being in this prison. Sleepless nights, night terrors, tossing and turning around, screaming ears,...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:22 PM
  38. Lane liked Daniel Lion's post in the thread Suicidal.

    Same, I get my carbs through sweet potatoes and locally grown potatoes. I eat real healthy and exercise everyday, have done my whole life. I eat...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:16 PM
  39. Lane rated Daniel Lion's post Friendly in the thread Suicidal.

    I feel you man... I wish I could help, I know your pain is terrible beyond words. Get some benzos from the doc and get knocked out. I wish I...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:14 PM
  40. Lane rated Daniel Lion's post Friendly in the thread Suicidal.

    Hi PeteJ, have you written to Dr. Silverstein in Sarasota Florida, he is a bad ass doctor who has pioneered surgery for hyperacusis and has...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:13 PM
  41. Lane rated Daniel Lion's post Friendly in the thread Suicidal.

    Sorry Allan, Remnants of ear infection... hold on brother... let it subside. I am sorry your hurting, I’ve had a shit go recently. Don’t give...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:13 PM
  42. Lane liked Daniel Lion's post in the thread The Eustachi Device for Treating Tinnitus — Reviews? Experiences?.

    Thank goodness... be careful Lane... you scared the shit out of me.

    Oct 15, 2019 at 6:52 PM
  43. Lane rated Star64's post Informative in the thread Tinnitus Buzzing Away, Mind Racing.

    Sorry to hear your despair with tinnitus at present, I am glad you have an up coming appointment with an ENT, hopefully they can offer you some...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 6:50 PM
  44. Lane replied to the thread The Eustachi Device for Treating Tinnitus — Reviews? Experiences?.

    Thanks @Star64 -- It feels like I'm about 75% recovered from the increased tinnitus intensity, but my brain still feels a bit rattled. I'm hoping...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 6:37 AM
  45. Lane liked Greg Sacramento's post in the thread Drop the Word ‘Negativity’ Once and for All.

    I have two same type tall pine trees side by side in my back yard. I can see them thru my back windows and thru a bedroom sliding door. They are...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 1:13 AM
  46. Lane rated all to gain's post Hug in the thread I Really Need Some Words of Encouragement Right Now — My Mother Is Unsupportive.

    You've given me a lot of good advice Fishbone, but i'm going to admit that i'm broken from having tinnitus. We aren't all warriors like you...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 12:39 AM
  47. Lane rated Juan's post Agree in the thread I Really Need Some Words of Encouragement Right Now — My Mother Is Unsupportive.

    Move and live by yourself. It's the best you can do.

    Oct 15, 2019 at 12:37 AM
  48. Lane liked John Mahan's post in the thread I Really Need Some Words of Encouragement Right Now — My Mother Is Unsupportive.

    Tough to read keke. I feel so sorry for your situation. My mother is the opposite. She has always been my beckon of hope and wind beneath my...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 12:37 AM
  49. Lane rated Jazzer's post Winner in the thread Drop the Word ‘Negativity’ Once and for All.

    My misus is Dutch - apart from that she is perfectly normal. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] (She’s looking over my shoulder again.) We drive up to Holland...

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  50. Lane liked Star64's post in the thread The Eustachi Device for Treating Tinnitus — Reviews? Experiences?.

    I hope you are doing OK and that your spike has settled, you spend so much time helping others, I can only wish that everything calms back down...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 5:34 PM