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originally posted by: Irishhaf
a reply to: SeaWorthy
I dont doubt all the electronics are part of the problem, but when I went out last weekend roughly a hundred miles from the artic circle, once I slowed down and relaxed it was like having a toddler screaming in my ear.
maybe it gets better over time, but just a day away from everything and it sucked.
originally posted by: nerbot
originally posted by: BelleEpoque
.....insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome is off the charts even for the skinnies and causes all our declining conditions. Fasting helps address and heal our insulin levels.
I love your avatar.
Yes, I am a "skinny". You give me incentive to fast, thanks.
Glad you like the avatar. I was going to give it a "Q" tail on the circle but got flustered in photoshop..lol
If you like my Avvie, it's time to upgrade my signature, watch out..
originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
I didn't notice it much at first, when I was younger. Now and then I would notice it but without really noticing it would be gone and I would forget about it. Until that is, it would come again and I would go, ''Oh, there it is again'' and then go on about my stuff. Then I retired and moved to the country where silence was much more prevalent.
That silence has now become a curse. I always loved silence, the sitting or walking alone in quite places. Times to clear my head, find that inner silence to let my mind fill itself with possibilities of of thought and creative philosophical explorations. Now those seem to be gone for the most part.
My tinnitus began in earnest maybe five years ago when I realized that it had become a real nuisance. It wasn't a ''ringing in my ears'' as it is so commonly considered but rather a high ''buzz'' though out my head. Ever take a hearing exam? The one where they put the headphones on you and the give a little buzz in one ear and then in the other ear and make is so it seems that the ''buzz'' comes from different places around you? Well that is the tinnitus I have. But not just in little blips of sound here and there but as a constant cacophony of buzzzzzz all though out my head.
I have mentioned this to friends my age and they too say they have it and to just forget about it and it will go away. Well I tried that for a bit but the only way it ever goes away is if I am engaged in conversation with someone and doing stuff with them. But when I am alone or even in a quiet situation there is is buzzing away. I have to have music on or the tv so as back ground so that I can focus on anything. Just quietly sitting and reading a book is now beyond my capacity.
I tried head massage to no avail and then tried acupuncture and that was no help either. I have been to two different ear doctors and all they could do to help me understand it is how to pronounce the word. One said tin-i-tus and the other calls it tin-a-tis. Thanks guys. I've been on line searching and searching for some remedy and found nothing but dozens of miracle cures that people are willing to sell me. Each one says ''oh not that one,,, this is the one, the only one''
Now though it is at times getting almost intolerable. I"m sitting here now with no sounds going on just so that I can relate to it as I type.
It's not just one note but rather several that express themselves in different manners in my head, making a discordant buzz. Maybe a simple major G chord or something like that would be better. I"de even settle for a B minor seventh if that could be worked out.
And now to that background noise is added another fun thrill. Maybe once a week or so, I have this thing that happens from either of my ears. As if a plane is swooping down from one side or the other with a single note drone that then flies into either ear and straight though my head which turns the whole world around me into a momentary acid trip.
I keep saying now but here is another new happening over the last couple of weeks. I get what I call the ''woodpecker''. It's more like a cricket in one side of my head, so far, that goes clickclickclickclickclickclick until it stops.
Well, now it is time to turn on some sound. Today I will go with an old favorite movie ''Earth Vrs the Flying Saucers''. I know it well enough now that that part of my brain that notices these sounds can follow along with the narrative and hopefully leave the rest of my brain to other things.