Did I Do a Dumb Thing? (Put an Earbud in Ear and Played Waterfall Sound, Now Have a Spike)

Discussion in 'Support' started by gitupagin, Oct 27, 2016.

    1. gitupagin

      gitupagin Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      infection/airplane flight
      The other day I decided to try an experiment:
      I put an earbud in my bad ear and played sounds
      of water falling. My thinking was that my brain
      might interpret this as hearing sound better and
      thus lower the tinnitus volume.
      Wrong... I'm now having a spike since and feeling
      foolish and low...
      I'm now 2 months into this and have had some
      success in habituation and adaptation. But its
      clear that my pal Tinnitus with his sidekicks
      Acousis and Hearing Loss are worthy opponents....
    2. Michael B

      Michael B Member Benefactor

      San Diego, CA
      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      We all experiment one time or another. If the volume was low enough, it might have provided a bit of relief and isn't that what we're all looking for?

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