I Have 2 noises. Firstly a very very loud high pitched hissing /screaming noise that’s 24/7. It never ever goes away and can’t be masked by other sound
Worse than that though is the low pitched humming sound that had become so loud now it’s ruining my life This is on top of the high pitched hiss. It moves across my head from being inside my head on one side to shifting to directly in my ear on opposite side
I can’t enjoy the peace and quiet of reading a book or walking in the countryside anymore
I can’t even relax in my own bed in peace anymore it’s a constant torture and it’s no way to live
People don’t know how severe tinnitus is and how it can destroy you and take away so much pleasure in life
I would have my auditory nerves cut and be totally deaf but if the noises are coming from inside my head would this actually work?
Seen ENT specialist who said I may have otosclerosis but he wouldn’t do anything JUST for tinnitus as the hearing reduction I have (on one side)isn’t bad enough. When he said”just for tinnitus “ I realised then that no one can imagine this torture that this condition is and how it can break you and spoil your life
I have got to this point over about 3 years have tried tinnitus maskers, playing music when I want to sleep leaving tv on etc.
I used to love peace and quiet and not having any noise. iv been robbed of ways to relax
I live alone and have a daughter who lives abroad I don’t tell anyone the hell I live with as I don’t think anyone would get it
This is no way to live but there’s nothing I can do about it feels like no options left for me. tinnitus has finally broken me