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Been a TV head for 2 years now.
Wish me luck on my wisdom teeth removal tomorrow.
FrEqUEnCiEs ABoVe 8khz AReN’T ImPOrtAnT.
I’ve never had an extended audiogram, but I’ve looked up the thresholds in dbSPL and used an app that kind of functions as an extended audiogram....
@FGG or anyone else that knows this:
When doing a sine sweep or using a tone generator, I “feel” the highest frequencies more than I can “hear”...
Tell me about it. It was in the 60s here last Christmas, with a hard freeze just a couple days ago.
If you can, next time you go shopping, try buying some magnesium tablets, NAC, and curcumin/turmeric. They can make yours ears more durable and...
Really anxious right now regarding COVID. Graduation has been postponed. Don’t know what’s going to happen when college is in session.
Fattening the curve.
January 2013: Age 11
April 2016: Age 14
June 2018 (1 week before tinnitus onset): Age 16
December 2019: (Just...
I’ve had Tinnitus since I was 16. I’m 18 now.
Your tinnitus can improve over time if you protect your ears. I recommend taking...
Couldn’t believe what I saw when I logged in.
Severe tinnitus is no joke. I’ve only experienced loud tinnitus the first day I got it, I can’t...
I haven’t noticed any major changes in my tinnitus so far. I’m hurting from the surgery, but am fine otherwise.
Thanks for the responses everyone. I will be taking OxyContin for a few days plus a nerve block. There may be other things I may be on. I’ll...
Getting ankle surgery tomorrow, wish me luck.
I’ll be getting ankle reconstruction done on Monday. Has anyone here had surgery where you are given lots of painkillers with tinnitus? I’m super...
My parents have always said that I’m one of the nicest and funniest people that they know. I literally did the same thing to my teachers webpage...
Leigh joined the light side, huh?
Rain, rain, go away, so my tinnitus can stay quiet another day.
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]
My left ear screams whenever I squeeze my jaw back. It immediately goes back to normal, but it can be heard over everything.
ENTs usually will check for wax and stuff like that. If you have impacted earwax, get a manual cleaning.
As far as the audiologist goes, request...
A tympanogram produces the tympanometry test. I agree with ruling out damage first.
I had a tympanometry test done. It wasn't loud. You're probably referring to the acoustic reflex test, which plays a loud tone. The problem with...
Try not to worry about it. In the end, it doesn’t even matter.
Lately, I've been using nicotine patches to help with my ADHD. I've read that nicotine can worsen tinnitus and hearing due to constricted blood...
Doing some college visits in Kentucky and West Virginia this week.
18 today woot woot.
Hope everyone in the Bahamas is OK, they took a direct hit from Dorian.
I’ve never had a whistling sound above my tinnitus, but I’ve had a sharp distorted sound during a sudden sharp noise. It didn’t go away 100%, but...
Is aspartame bad for the ears? I drink a lot of diet sodas and energy drinks.
My 30 year old science teacher, who was in marching band, said, “I have a type of hearing loss in background noise.”
Note to self: Make sure to have your car A/C on high when you have chocolate.
Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park. One of my favorite singers/bands.
It’s been 2 years now. #RIPChester
I’ve taking a magnesium curcumin combo lately. Magnesium helps protect the ears, and curcumin has some anti-inflammatory properties.
Tinnitus is almost non-existent in my good ear.
What’s the point of people buying thousands of dollars worth of fireworks? Seriously...
I’m actually 17 going on 18, and my family does understand what I’m going through, however, they don’t know more of the “subtle” things about...
Family made me attend fireworks show for 30 minutes, wore double protection, took extra magnesium plus curcumin.
Back in 2008 an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 centered in Illinois woke me up early in the morning and rocked my bed back and forth for a few...
The EPA says that 70 dB for 24 hours is the maximum safe exposure, however, since you had a noise trauma, I would probably go less than this for...
Hello darkness, my old friend,
I've come to talk with you again,
Because a vision softly creeping,
Left its seeds while I was sleeping,
For me, both ears start to decrease around 14khz or so, by 15khz my right ear has a big dip, and my hearing stops around 16.5-17khz for my right...
If only word recognition in background noise and a 16khz hearing test in background noise was standard.
Audiologists do that on every hearing test.
Wait, so you’ve never done speech recognition in a silent room?