The Year 2116

Discussion in 'Support' started by Dubbyaman, Jan 12, 2016.

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    1. Dubbyaman
      Angry

      Dubbyaman Member

      Location:
      Northern Indiana
      Tinnitus Since:
      10/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Excessive loud noise
      I was enjoying a night out with friends. We went to a loud concert and I made the mistake of standing right next to a big speaker. I came out of the show very distressed because I had maddening ringing in my ears so I went to the ER. After about a half hour of waiting, I was called back. After I told the doctor what happened, he performed an audiogram. I had moderate to severe damage to both inner ears. He took me to the 5th floor where I lied on a cot and was put to sleep. I woke up to complete silence and my hearing was better then it was before. They put me under this machine which was kinda like a CAT scan but instead of taking pictures of the brain, it emits this green light on the ear and the auditory cortex. The light shines through the ear and regenerates the damaged cochlea while normalizing the auditory cortex. It took 10 minutes. On my way out, he told me that I was lucky because 100 years ago, there was close to nothing that could be done. People were stuck with the noise for life in hopes that it would go away on it's own. Ah well back to clubbing!
       
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    2. valeri

      valeri Member Benefactor Team Awareness

      Location:
      Australia
      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2011
      Sad thing is WE are those people from 100 years ago:(
       
    3. Nick Pyzik
      Depressed

      Nick Pyzik Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      6/23/15
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Listening to in-ear headphones & playing in a band
      HAHAHA this just made my day!
       
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    4. Dubbyaman
      Angry

      Dubbyaman Member

      Location:
      Northern Indiana
      Tinnitus Since:
      10/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Excessive loud noise
      I agree. I hope they come up with something soon.
       
    5. Sailboardman
      Frustrated

      Sailboardman Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Florida
      Tinnitus Since:
      04/21/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Sensorineural hearing loss right ear.
      @Dubbyaman,

      Love it! But the way things are currently going, the year 2116 might be a bit optimistic! };-)
       
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    6. valeri

      valeri Member Benefactor Team Awareness

      Location:
      Australia
      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2011
      But we don't need to care about that do we? ;)
       
    7. Sailboardman
      Frustrated

      Sailboardman Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Florida
      Tinnitus Since:
      04/21/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Sensorineural hearing loss right ear.
      @valeri,

      Not unless you believe in reincarnation? Could you imagine coming back here and getting this wretched thing again and there's still no cure!....... }:-[
       
    8. valeri

      valeri Member Benefactor Team Awareness

      Location:
      Australia
      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2011
      Yeah that'S a bad scenario!
      You would have to be seriously screwed to be struck with this shit twice!
      But... knowing my luck....:(
       
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    9. Dubbyaman
      Angry

      Dubbyaman Member

      Location:
      Northern Indiana
      Tinnitus Since:
      10/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Excessive loud noise
      Sailboardman I hope we are wrong. I lost faith in this issue hitting the mainstream but when you look at all the underground stuff going on with rtms, brain implants, tdcs and all the other strange electro therapies theyre experimenting with, dirk de ridder and his research time out of belgium, the pending results of the vns trial last year, sf0034 and many other trials im sure we are unaware of, i really try to hold on to hope that silence will be restored to all of us in the future. If not silence, at least a noise that can only be heard in dead silence.
       
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    10. linearb
      Psychedelic

      linearb Member Hall of Fame

      Location:
      East Coast USA
      Tinnitus Since:
      1998
      this is possible.

      also possible that we won't actually outrace climate change/food scarcity/engineered retroviruses, and the few people that are left will live in caves and not remember how nuclear reactors or TCP/IP telephony works.

      my point is, just do whatever you can to enjoy the world as it is and the moment in time you're in, because you can't change it. equanimity.
       
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    11. Sailboardman
      Frustrated

      Sailboardman Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Florida
      Tinnitus Since:
      04/21/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Sensorineural hearing loss right ear.
      @Dubbyaman. Otonomy, might be on to something also? They've got 4 products, that look interesting and maybe promising?
       
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    12. attheedgeofscience
      Uninvolved

      attheedgeofscience Member Hall of Fame

      Location:
      Denmark
      Tinnitus Since:
      Childhood
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Head Injury
      In 100 years from now, the amateuristic audiograms from the 1970s will no longer be in use. That much I can tell you (about the future)...
       
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    13. Reinier
      Not amused

      Reinier Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Netherlands
      Tinnitus Since:
      06/2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Explosion starting engine
      It is like this Star Trek episode where, after travelling back into 1960....70?, the doctor is commenting about the archaic methods used in the hospital he is in at that moment.
      Every now and than I allow myself fantasising about this. Not too often.
       
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    14. glynis-harbron
      Feminine

      glynis-harbron Member Benefactor Hall of Fame Ambassador Team Awareness Team Research

      Location:
      England, Stoke-on-Trent
      Tinnitus Since:
      2004
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Meniere's Disease
      @Dubbyaman ,
      We can live in hope of it coming true....
      Put a nice smile on my face......lots of love glynis
       
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    15. Sailboardman
      Frustrated

      Sailboardman Member Benefactor

      Location:
      Florida
      Tinnitus Since:
      04/21/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Sensorineural hearing loss right ear.
      Or the scene in woody Allen's movie "Sleeper," where two doctor's say something like, "they thought smoking and eating red meat, was dangerous to your health a 100 years ago."
       
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