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  1. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Need Support from Loud Tinnitus Sufferers.

    This throws a new light on the subject as I didn't know you wore hearing aids. Perhaps your hearing specialist may suggest wearing a combined...

    May 25, 2019 at 5:28 PM
  2. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Need Support from Loud Tinnitus Sufferers.

    HI @Elliott.S Thank you for this additional information. If you have been careful of being exposed to overly loud sounds for passed decade and...

    May 25, 2019 at 4:29 PM
  3. Michael Leigh rated COYS's post Funny in the thread Lenire — Bimodal Neuromodulation Treatment by Neuromod Devices.

    Does anyone know if you’re able to use Lenire if you have hyperacusis and TTTS? Thanks.

    May 25, 2019 at 9:26 AM
  4. Michael Leigh replied to the thread What Is Severe Debilitating Tinnitus?.

    @CMIH Thank you for your kind comments and I fully agree with you. Veterans, those seasoned to tinnitus, and anyone new to it that has been...

    May 25, 2019 at 7:21 AM
  5. Michael Leigh rated CMIH's post Agree in the thread What Is Severe Debilitating Tinnitus?.

    @Michael Leigh Well said. Unfortunately, empathy is not as common as it should be. Too many people are seemingly only able to see things from...

    May 25, 2019 at 7:14 AM
  6. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Need Support from Loud Tinnitus Sufferers.

    Good to see you on the forum @fishbone and well said. Michael

    May 25, 2019 at 4:50 AM
  7. Michael Leigh rated fishbone's post Agree in the thread Need Support from Loud Tinnitus Sufferers.

    Indeed tinnitus should not just keep getting worst unless there is some underlying reason. Many factors can make tinnitus louder. Once the mind is...

    May 25, 2019 at 4:49 AM
  8. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Need Support from Loud Tinnitus Sufferers.

    HI @Elliott.S It might be a good idea to return to ENT so tests can be carried out on your auditory system to find out if there is anything that...

    May 25, 2019 at 4:09 AM
  9. Michael Leigh rated david c's post Agree in the thread I'm Depressed and Thinking About Suicide but....

    I don't think telling someone who is clearly in as much pain as Pete is that their tinnitus is "moderate" is terribly helpful really. Nor is it...

    May 24, 2019 at 6:46 PM
  10. Michael Leigh replied to the thread I'm Depressed and Thinking About Suicide but....

    I don't know how treatment for tinnitus is dealt with in your part of the world. Have a talk with your GP/Family doctor and see if you're able to...

    May 24, 2019 at 3:53 PM
  11. Michael Leigh replied to the thread What Is Severe Debilitating Tinnitus?.

    HI @RichardGuy I first want to say that you are not being rude as I understand where you a coming from. I don't know the sort of medical...

    May 24, 2019 at 9:00 AM
  12. Michael Leigh posted a new thread.

    What Is Severe Debilitating Tinnitus?

    What is severe debilitating tinnitus? People that are new to tinnitus have often told me, they didn’t realize it was such a common condition....

    Forum: Support

    May 23, 2019 at 12:49 PM
  13. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    I have had TRT twice in the 23 years that I have had tinnitus. The first time I had TRT was late in 1996. I was given 2 white noise generators to...

    May 22, 2019 at 9:32 PM
  14. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    Headphones. My hyperacusis was very severe and it has been completely cured using white noise generators as part of TRT, that was 23 years ago....

    May 22, 2019 at 9:11 PM
  15. Michael Leigh replied to the thread I'm Depressed and Thinking About Suicide but....

    Tinnitus is a very complex condition that comes in many forms and intensities and no two people experience it the same. Read any book on tinnitus...

    May 22, 2019 at 8:54 PM
  16. Michael Leigh replied to the thread High Blood Pressure, Humming, Sensation of Eardrum Being About to Burst Open.

    HI @Allan1967 Blood pressure should always be kept under control. So if you have concerns about it it's best to get it checked by your doctor. I...

    May 22, 2019 at 7:05 AM
  17. Michael Leigh replied to the thread I'm Depressed and Thinking About Suicide but....

    Anyone in this forum that doesn't agree with what you have stated above, does not understand or have any experience, of the way tinnitus can...

    May 21, 2019 at 9:14 PM
  18. Michael Leigh rated david c's post Agree in the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    All of the above, though hoovering you should be fine wearing earplugs. The rest I'd avoid (certainly rock/pop concerts) classical should be fine...

    May 20, 2019 at 11:51 PM
  19. Michael Leigh rated fishbone's post Agree in the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    From my decades of experience with tinnitus, hyperacusis can possibly make the ears super sensitive. Even normal noises that someone with tinnitus...

    May 20, 2019 at 11:50 PM
  20. Michael Leigh liked Allan1967's post in the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    Well at the minute Michael I'm going with not protecting my ears to everyday sounds and I'm using overnight sound enrichment (pink noise through...

    May 20, 2019 at 9:49 PM
  21. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    It is not easy to say how long you should give it @Allan1967 Tinnitus can be very complex as a lot of factors are involved. Stress and anxiety are...

    May 20, 2019 at 8:59 PM
  22. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    Some people in this forum are in awe of Drs and those with Phds and believe them to be tinnitus experts. My personal opinion on this is that...

    May 20, 2019 at 6:15 PM
  23. Michael Leigh rated erik's post Agree in the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    Yes, hyperacusis can make tinnitus feel and seem worse. Having the two together as I did in the beginning is far worse than tinnitus alone.

    May 20, 2019 at 5:57 PM
  24. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    Hyperacusis can make tinnitus to be more problematic and if it is not treated or improves naturally over time, a person will always have problem...

    May 20, 2019 at 3:04 PM
  25. Michael Leigh replied to the thread Can Hyperacusis Make Tinnitus Worse?.

    I disagree entirely. Hyperacusis can be completely cured as in my case using white noise generators as part of TRT for 2 years. I have acute pain...

    May 20, 2019 at 3:01 PM