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RishRamsey

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very bad H again - construction at neighbouring houses since last month - don't know till when it will continue. feeling defeated Aug 30, 2022

    1. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      How much I pray each day to get a fatal disease, that'll just take me out in a few years. God, please give me the bloody cancer!
    2. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      H is just not getting better. Bounces b/w severe and extreme.
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      2. Labyrinthine
        Labyrinthine
        @RishRamsey 8 months ago basically anything. Running water, opening doors, walking, and even chewing induced symptoms or setbacks (and this was while I was wearing plugs and muffs). Now, I can walk through my home with only plugs and I can eat, open doors, take a bath, walk, and whisper a bit without pain.
        Apr 18, 2020
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      3. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        @Labyrinthine Same here. Literally anything triggers the symptoms.
        One thing - when you wore the muffs for too long, did it create the pressure in your ears?
        Like whenever i remove the muff, there is always some kind of pressure.
        Apr 20, 2020
      4. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        So I have to pop my ears continuously to relieve some of it. Maybe I am removing them too fast so that creates some kind of vaccuum?
        Apr 20, 2020
    3. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      As if severe H and moderate T wasn't enough, I am seeing floaters now. Hate my life!
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      2. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        @TheDanishGirl - I am really sorry to hear that :( I also read about eye flashes and retinal detachment, that shit sounds scarier than hyperacusis.
        Apr 14, 2020
      3. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        @TheDanishGirl - People are telling me to look for eye flashes, but i don't know how they look. like what to look for? Do you have any idea? Like my vision seems a bit off, like I was looking at the washing machine right now and it seemed a bit off, like something was in b/w my eyes and the very dark colored washing machine.
        Apr 14, 2020
      4. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        Can they be floaters, obstructing my vision, if I couldn't see them properly while looking at the washing machine? Or was it something else?
        Apr 14, 2020
    4. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      Scared to get out of home, to office, once the lockdown gets over - which is in a week :(
      1. TheDanishGirl
        TheDanishGirl
        I feel ya. My workplace is luckily locked down the rest of april, maybe longer (it is an activity center for the elderly, so to risky opening it just yet). I also fear going back eventually as my H is quite troubling these days.
        Apr 4, 2020
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      2. Orions Pain
        Orions Pain
        Same for me. Shelter in place in effect until May 3rd for us, dreading going back as my H doesn't seem to be easing up despite being home in a quiet environment :(
        Apr 4, 2020
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    5. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      Reading at all the posts here, it's like I don't relate with anyone. H is such a different beast than T.
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      2. Capstan
        Capstan
        I feel the same way, Rish. I am so sorry you have so much pain.

        I think we all have a multitude of symptoms and complexities making it a unique personal struggle. I am very envious of those with just T. I read all day looking for those that have the same, but haven't found anyone exactly the same.

        I hope relief comes soon to you.
        Mar 24, 2020
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      3. Orions Pain
        Orions Pain
        Agree 100%.
        Apr 4, 2020
    6. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      It just hurts and hurts and hurts, and burns and burns and burns. Pure torture. Such a traumatic experience.
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      2. OnceUponaTime
        OnceUponaTime
        :( So sorry you're going through this, Rish. Have you tried applying cold compressions around your ear? That used to help me. I hope you get better from hyperacusis.
        Mar 21, 2020
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    7. Daniel Lion
      Daniel Lion
      Don’t wear muffs in silence, it makes things worse. Your commute to work sound stressful and damaging. Perhaps with C.Virus you can work from home. Or take an absence from work? Like I said, H shut me down...full stop. Good luck
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      2. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        I am working from home as much as I can, but I don't know how to remove muffs at home. Everything is so loud and hurts :'(
        Mar 19, 2020
      3. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        It's been bad for more than 4 months now, with really no signs of improvement :(
        Mar 19, 2020
    8. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      More than 4 months since this increased H. 0 improvements. I have pain even in silence wearing my muffs and every fucking thing hurts!
    9. Daniel Lion
      Daniel Lion
      H shut down my job. Absence of noise helped me to get better over time. Sounds like you need to plan to do this, yes? Can you lean on your family?
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      2. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        Not really @Daniel Lion. My job isn't really loud, but commute is hard. I travel from my own car with 30db earplugs and earmuffs, and it still hurts.
        Mar 17, 2020
      3. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        And I have been in silence mostly. But literally no improvements whatsoever.
        Mar 17, 2020
      4. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        Like closing the door in the other room even with my muffs hurt.
        Mar 17, 2020
    10. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      I was doing a bit better H wise the last few days. Now back to everything hurts phase, can’t even talk without being in severe pain.
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      3. OnceUponaTime
        OnceUponaTime
        I'm so sorry, you guys. :( I really hope you all get better from h.
        Mar 15, 2020
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      4. Horrorpopz
        Horrorpopz
        I miss talking so much tbh, can u whisper at least?
        Having good days is a great sign bro, ure not alone
        Mar 15, 2020
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      5. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        @Horrorpopz I can whisper/ talk slowly during the day. By night, I am just done even though I've stayed in silence all day.
        Mar 17, 2020
    11. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      I hate my loud city, I hate my loud country, and I hate everyone here. Things I’d give to be born in a developed nation. :(
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      2. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        @Candy, we do. But I can't enjoy it because my house is a corner one (next to a main road with constant traffic and horns). It's a quiet neighborhood, all the other homes are pretty quiet but just the fact that mine is the corner one, with a road that connects to the main road is hell for someone with H.
        Mar 10, 2020
      3. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        I really envy all my friends who have houses in the middle or end of the neighborhood. It's so quiet, but no, not mine because of this stupid road which everyone has to take to go to main road. And it's hell from 8 AM - 11 PM. FML! Would need to soundproof my fucking home!
        Mar 10, 2020
      4. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        And the fun fact, people actually pay more to be in a corner house, because it gets 3 sides open, and a bit bigger than the middle houses. lol. And I'd pay a ton more to move into one of the middle one's, just to get away from this road.
        Mar 10, 2020
    12. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      Let's accept it. My H is never gonna improve, not unless I leave this hell of a noisy city or literally leave my job and stay indoors.
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      2. Horrorpopz
        Horrorpopz
        Lol I did both and still not improving xD
        Mar 3, 2020
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      3. Orions Pain
        Orions Pain
        Do you have the opportunity to move somewhere more quiet?
        Mar 3, 2020
    13. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      And my girlfriend is leaving me (I can just fee it). Good lord!
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      2. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        @Horrorpopz Thanks bro, but I don't blame her. She deserves to be with someone who's fit. Not someone crippled by H.
        Feb 24, 2020
      3. OnceUponaTime
        OnceUponaTime
        Sorry, Rish. When people leave us when we are at our worst, it is not true love. It is best to let them go.
        Feb 24, 2020
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      4. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        Thanks, @OnceUponaTime . Really hard to let her go. She’s been a constant support through all this, but I know I’d have to let her go. Just preparing myself mentally in these last few days with her.
        Feb 24, 2020
    14. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      My cross to bear!
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      2. Capstan
        Capstan
        I feel this way too
        Feb 23, 2020
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    15. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      Please god, either make my Hyperacusis better or give me a fatal disease. Anything to make this pain stop :(
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      2. LukeYoung
        LukeYoung
        I sometimes wish a car would just run me over walking to and from work and such
        Feb 12, 2020
      3. Artemis2K
        Artemis2K
        Have you tried any of the popular anti-inflammatory supplements?
        Feb 13, 2020
      4. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        I have @Artemis2K - Mg, Turmeric, B12 - don't really do anything for my H.
        Feb 19, 2020
    16. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      H is killing me. Will really need to leave my job. Can't even talk to people without plugs. Please tell me it gets better :'(
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      2. TheDanishGirl
        TheDanishGirl
        I feel ya pain. Hope it gets better for you.
        Jan 31, 2020
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      3. Horrorpopz
        Horrorpopz
        I know quitting the job sucks, but sometimes we need to step back to be able to walk further later bro...
        Sharing this pain with you
        Feb 1, 2020
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    17. Star64
      Star64
      “Survival can be summed up in three words – never give up
    18. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      Survival mode...
      1. OnceUponaTime
        OnceUponaTime
        Throwing you a survival hug. Hope you see the sunshine again.
        Jan 27, 2020
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      2. RishRamsey
        RishRamsey
        Thanks a lot. Really need everything as H is killing me.
        Jan 27, 2020
    19. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      @Gman Been reading your posts and definitely relate. Apologies if this is not the correct way. Can you PM me?
    20. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      Tinnitus is so loud and high pitched and sharper. FML!
    21. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      Colleague coughed so hard the entire work day, H spiking. Can’t even watch a video on volume one let alone call my gf and talk...
    22. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      My only wish, is to survive this new decade.
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      2. OnceUponaTime
        OnceUponaTime
        You will.
        Jan 1, 2020
    23. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      My right ear is on fire and super sensitive. I've had the usual fullness that comes and goes when around noises but this is different
    24. RishRamsey
      RishRamsey
      I got guns in my head and they won't go, spirits in my head and they won't go......
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    Gender:
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    Tinnitus Since:
    01/2019
    Cause of Tinnitus:
    Stupid DJ