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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Ozzie, Apr 10, 2016.

    1. Ozzie
      Thinking

      Ozzie Member

      Location:
      Florida
      Tinnitus Since:
      2008
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown
      About 8 years ago I suddenly realized that I had T. I guess it had come on gradually without me noticing it. One day I asked my wife if the crickets were unusually loud tonight, and she said "what crickets?" It was then that I realized what I had been hearing was all "in my head." I have been dealing with it adequately I suppose. It does not seem to be as severe as others report. I guess everyone has their own "tolerable" level. I have been to a highly regarded specialist in my area who didn't offer any solutions for me, only an explanation of what is thought to cause T. I have about a 50% hearing loss in my left ear due to nerve damage, and about a 7-10% loss in my right ear presumably attributed to T. The audiologist told me that considering my level of hearing loss, that I have adapted remarkably well....whatever that means! Anyway, I'm living with it for now. I'm glad to have found this forum, and will check in frequently.
       
    2. glynis
      Feminine

      glynis Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Awareness

      Location:
      England, Stoke-on-Trent
      Tinnitus Since:
      2004
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Meniere's Disease
      A warm welcome to the forum Ozzie
      Hearing aids might give you some relief of your tinnitus becomes troublesome .
      Sound therapy at night will help to....lots of love glynis
       

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