I am a singer of a loud rock band and have had very sensitive tinnitus for 12 years

I am a singer of a loud rock band and have had very sensitive tinnitus for 12 years 1

I shouted really loudly 7 days ago and still have ringing in the ears, never had this before, what is the liklehood of having done permanent damage and having this for life?How long before it may go?I am 38 with a 6wk old and two toddlers and this is not something I really need right now. Am suffering symptons of depression already, constant crying and fear of having tinnitus for life, accompanied with suicidal thoughts. I was talking with a mate of mine while back and she is a university educated singer. I am a singer of a loud rock band and have had very sensitive tinnitus for 12 years. Tinnitus has no cure, and treatments range from relaxation techniques to cope with the associated anxiety, to sound therapy where sufferers are taught to tune out’ the noise. Scientists estimate that the nation’s hearing is being – or has been – damaged mainly by exposure to loud music of 85 decibels and above. 27, Jessica, 21, Harry, 12, and eleven-year-old Dee Dee, the older two from his first wife Pauline and the younger two with his second wife Stephanie – is worried about the devastating impact of loud music on the younger generation. ‘I am very lucky that I haven’t ended up with permanent tinnitus,’ he admits. And now he has recorded two albums and taken to the stage again with Irish rock band Cunla and singer Greg Pearle.

I am a singer of a loud rock band and have had very sensitive tinnitus for 12 years 2Cause of Tinnitus: Noise induced after a rock concert where I played. I saw some photos of my high school metal band and I got a full nostalgia blast and remembered how happy I was back then so I’ve decided to brush off the dust from my guitar and accept invitation from an old friend to play in a band. And it was really loud and we played for 2 hours, I was in front of a monitor that was so loud I couldn’t hear my guitar coming from my amp behind me. 5 three to twice a day for three years and I was very anxious I will get addicted to it but here I am 4 years without using it and I didn’t had any withdrawal symptoms from it. Sound Therapy has succeeded where Tinnitus Maskers have failed because it has a soothing effect on the body as a whole, calms the mind and revitalises the rundown brain cells. Sound Therapy has worked for people in their teens through to those in their 80s, for people who have had tinnitus for over 30 years and for those who have just the beginnings of intermittant tinnitus. I am happy to report that I have experienced very positive improvement in my tinnitus with level 1, ( a high whistling sound) I have been on the program for the past eight months and while I am not cured I can testify that the tinnitus volume has decreased, it is much lower and the tone has also changed. After extensive damage due to a long career performing in a loud rock band, I thought I would never hear ‘silence’ again. To hear what tinnitus really sounds like, listen to this fantastic podcast from This American Life. With this regimen and a few years off, my condition has greatly improved with almost none of the symptoms previously mentioned. I am only really starting to get serious about my dj hobby, I would hate for it to be all over before it properly begins????. I regularly play 6+ hours and use custom ear plugs but my ears have become too sensitive to noise.

Good to know I’m not going mad then, I get a very high pitched sound in my ear and sometimes in my right ear it’s like it has a little heart beat all of it’s own. Vitamin B12 injections relieved it and I only get a pop in my ear and buzzing in my ears now when I’m tired. I am a 27 year old who has suffered with tinnitus for about 3 years now. As I’ve said before, for me it began with a band playing so loud that my breastbone actually hurt. My girlfriend, on the other hand, has tinnitus that sounds like music, or the background sound of a busy restaurant, or human voices. Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome (SSSS Previously on Mefi). As a former bass player and singer for the San Francisco rock band The Contractions, Kathy had suffered hearing damage while playing a set at the Oakland Coliseum in l984. A really loud concert or noise event by itself usually will not cause tinnitus. After a month or so, re-evaluate your tinnitus and see whether it has gone away. Exposing your ears to louder sounds is a very common cause of tinnitus.

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Now, one of us has better hearing than the other. I’m 33 and I used to be very sensitive to high pitched sounds: old televisions on stand-by could drive me crazy, while other people wouldn’t notice them. I’m very worried because I am an opera singer and I don’t want to get to the place where I can’t hear the music. I can hear the 12K very loudly. I’m 68 and have tinnitus caused by industry years ago, can hear 10k well, 12k a little. Numerous rock legends have come forward with stories of hearing loss as a result of their practices before they realized that their ears and hearing were not invincible. I have very severe hearing damage, manifested as tinnitus, ringing in the ears, he says. Although anyone who plays with a band or frequents noisy venues can fall victim to tinnitus and hearing damage, drummers are particularly predisposed to encounter trouble with tinnitus. It is the penetrating qualities of these instruments that make them most damaging to the sensitive ear. April 05, 2016 10:45 am. I am male and for some time now (past few years maybe) I have been experienceing some form of distortion and fuzziness in my left ear. I play in a bunch of rock bands. Anything from loud concerts to the subway can permanently damage the parts of the ear responsible for sending chemical signals to the brain, causing incurable and debilitating tinnitus. Andersen also developed hyperacusis, a condition characterized by over-sensitivity to everyday sounds that is often linked to tinnitus. The popular electronic artist Grimes cancelled her tour last year after struggling with tinnitus, and Zach Hill of Death Grips experienced similar issues. Q: I regularly gig in a blues-rock power trio, and I have to solo over one or two tunes. Tinnitus as well if I am exposed to any loud noise for a surprisingly small amount of time. Joined: Mar 12, 2008 Messages: 12,819 Location: Tampa Bay. I will need them too, but my pride has me slow to get the ears tested. I’m only 41 and still play in loud rock bands. I also have tinnitus and am not sure if it happened from shooting or working for dad’s construction company, but I most always wear Howard Leight soft earplugs whenever I ride, shoot or operate noisy equipment.

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It was loud as fuck and I did stand just in front of the speaker, I did try cover my ears as good as I could, but after the break in the middle, I did try to go back of the concert hall, cause I thought it was maybe lower volume?I did also look around me, a lot of people did not have ear plugs so I thought I was safe so for like 30 minutes or so I did not cover the ears with my hands. Like SunDummy, I’ve always has very sensitive hearing. And it’s to the point that I can’t go to a movie theatre without plugging my ears. Hasn’t let up and my hearing has been compromised in that ear, so I went to the doc last night. Evidently, I have tinnitus and need to see an ENT. I am 44 and have often wondered what is wrong with me! My dad has had tinnitus in his right ear for twenty years. in the begining it always goes away after a day and so we are fooled into thinking this is going to be the case forever. You have very loud montiors on top of the regular noise you generate with your band. 07-20-2005, 03:18 AM. Basically it doubles up the protection i can get from the noisiness of playing in a band.

Something went wacky with my ears 3 years ago which pretty much led me to quit music. The guitar has a dead note that sucks the life out of the Db to Eb on all strings. But, since I am not sure what you hear as a screech, I do not know if they would work for you. I also have tinnitus and used to have very sensitive ears as well along with the headaches. Since I, too, play in a rock band I have always been mindful of ear protection. I am hardly a Physician but I can’t quite understand the ‘.the worse thing you could do is have sound directly in your ear. My girlfreind has tinnitus and her hearing already suffers a lot. but given that we don’t subject ourselves to loud noise now days (except one squarepusher gig recently that i could almost consider negligent) will the condition change at all for the worse?. But ordinary people usually does not perceive for example an out of tune singer very easyly, or does not worry if the cymbals are too loud, or if the mix is unbalanced. I am 23 years old. I’ve had it for years thanks to playing on too many loud bands. I had it when I was 18ish, brought on my too much exposure to loud music in pubs (mainly 80s rock). I had some hearing loss and had to avoid anywhere loud for many years as my ears seemed to become super sensitive. Well I have severe Tinnitus in my left ear and I am also an Audiologist who also helps sufferers manage their tinnitus. Started to get sensitive to loud sounds. The highest noise reduction ear plugs (unless I am mistaken) are currently EARsoft FX, with an SNR of 39. Also I would recommend these if you are not to fussed about the artist/band you are going to see. How bad is your tinnitus? i’ve got some very quiet ringing in my ears but it’s different to the ringing i get after 8 hours of fabric with no ear plugs. The band should play less or more, louder or softer, depending on the situation. I grew up playing in heavy metal bands and have been leading worship AND teaching rock bands for about 20 years. I am a HUGE proponent of varying the levels (as has been shared above) depending on the song and moment.