Comments on Profile Post by PortugalTheMan

  1. JPGL
    JPGL
    los medicos son de muy poca ayuda,aunque tampoco tienen las herramientas para aplicar la solucion.Son los cientificos,es la ciencia la que tiene que darles las herramientas.
    Aug 19, 2021
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  2. JPGL
    JPGL
    Es la investigacion cientifica,son los cientificos, es la ciencia la que tiene que darles las herramientas a los medicos
    Aug 20, 2021
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  3. Stacken77
    Stacken77
    Hey @PortugalTheMan. A correction; it's <50dB sound "over time" that has been increasing my baseline, because of spikes and severe reactive tinnitus. The doctors and I agree that I have to reintroduce sound again, but it's very difficult as any sound, no matter the dB causes spikes, it's a catch 22. I'm going to try different sound therapies, but I'm on my own. I fully agree with @JPGL.
    Aug 20, 2021
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  4. PortugalTheMan
    PortugalTheMan
    @Stacken77 but do doctors even believe that? my doctor does not believe that a sound of 100db for 1 or 2 minutes would increase my tinnitus.
    Aug 20, 2021
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  5. Stacken77
    Stacken77
    @PortugalTheMan Yes, to my surprise, my doctor and hearing therapists actually believes me, although they have proposed other theories behind it. But they very much believe what I say and understand the seriousness of the situation.
    Aug 20, 2021
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  6. Stacken77
    Stacken77
    But again, they have nothing to offer to help me. They don't have sound therapies or TRT in public healthcare of Sweden, so I'm all on my own. I just have recurring talks with my doctor, and she can prescribe meds.
    Aug 20, 2021
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  7. PortugalTheMan
    PortugalTheMan
    @Stacken77 On the one hand you're lucky, here the public hospital Ent said I should go to psychiatry if I didn't forget this. so i have spent a lot of money in the private hospital, but still i have not had help and understanding. They just say "this is stress and it's going to go away" because up to 8khz I have perfect hearing.
    Aug 20, 2021
  8. Stacken77
    Stacken77
    @PortugalTheMan I'm sorry to hear that. If I were you, I'd probably not see any doctors, because they can't do anything. Psychiatry may help, but in my opinion, only when fear is irrational. If the tinnitus gets worse from <100dB sounds, no psychiatrist can help us. I'd advise you to try to live quietly(just not silence 24/7) and do that which makes you happy.
    Aug 20, 2021
  9. Bill Bauer
    Bill Bauer
    @Stacken77 If I were you, I would listen to the signals given to me by my body and avoid all sounds that don't feel right or that give me spikes. I had done that, and eventually fewer and fewer sounds felt wrong to me.
    Aug 21, 2021
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  10. Stacken77
    Stacken77
    @Bill Bauer Thanks for your reply. The problem is i started to spike due to sound deprivation in February. And because of the advice to avoid spikes, I've become increasingly sensitive. I spike to every noise except my breathing and heartbeat now. As I see it, the only way to reduce the spiking is to reintroduce sound again, but the line is extremely fine.
    Aug 21, 2021
  11. Stacken77
    Stacken77
    @Bill Bauer I began to deprive myself of sound because I got a new tone in my formerly good ear and became anxious. I went from letting in a lot of everyday sounds without spiking to wear hearing protection literally 24/7, and this was extremely stupid. My hyperacusis which had largely resolved crept back within a week and i began to spike to everything.
    Aug 21, 2021