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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    Wannabebig Member Rab's Avatar
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    Tinnitus

    Probably sounds like an "off" post but was wondering if anyone ever experianced tinnitus or still has the pain of putting up with it.

    I woke last saterday to a low buzzing in my right ear and its still going strong now added by "crackling" while I use any phone. Sounds a bit weird but its pissing me right off at the moment.

    After looking at some articles on the net it seems uncurable lol. I cant be putting up with this :-) its driving me round the bend.

    Gonna visit the docs tomorrow but knowing him he will just send me on my merry way as he is known for.

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    i found this for you says there's a cure check it out! www.tinnitus.itgo.com/RayEnnis/ray.htm

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    If it started suddenly, I would suspect an ear infection more than anything, unless you were at a concert Friday night.

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    I get it when I havent been clubbing for a long time and man it stays for a long time. And its amplified whenever Im in a closed room but not that noticable when ur in a field or something with open air. Have you noticed the difference ?

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    Paid a visit to the docs today and he didnt have much of a clue except it "could" be tinnitus and would refer me to an ENT specialist.

    Expect ill get an appointment in about 6 months if the nhs are anything to go by :-)

    Cheers Folks.
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    I've had it all my life. You get used to it.
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    Lets hope I dont need to get used to it ;-)

    Doc said he would refer me to an ENT specialist so maybe they will figure out what cause it / how to resolve it.

    For such a minor thing its cracking me up lol

    At least when I hit the big weights at the gym I forget all about it :-)

    Cheers

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    Hahaha, refer you to the ENT specialist for tinitus ? What is even more funny is that by the time you go to the the doc in 6 months there will be no tinnitus and you just took up someone elses place in the clinic that is why you have to wait for 6 months because so many GP's nowadays just keep on refering patients to the hospital for almost nothing. U'll ask how do I know this...Im currently on a training program with the NHS and I see ppl with nothing all the time in clinic. How do you expect to have the same complaint in 6 months time ?

    I honestly think your GP sucks...

    Tinnitus just happens, do a search on google for causes of tinnitus and ull find that you are most likely not to have any of those things because they have more serious signs. Tinnitus is trivial.

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    Migs,

    Yup my doctor sucks lol, he's always been the same in my opinion, but i aint one for telling him what to do so I just agreed and left.

    Hopefully itll be a distance memory in 6 months time.

    But at the same time its getting in the way with everything so since I pay my pennies like the rest of the country I expect my fair share of help if needs be.

    If it does clear up by the time the appoinment appears ill be sure to cancel and allow the next punter in line to be seen.

    Cheers

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    Rab I understand ur point with paying the taxes and all but if you look at it from a different perspective some ppl use more than what they pay because they have more problems than others so its a balanced system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by getfit
    i found this for you says there's a cure check it out! www.tinnitus.itgo.com/RayEnnis/ray.htm
    He says there's a cure, but yet one of the last quotes in the article is the following: "The tinnitus has decreased to a light background noise, which I can manage with self-hypnosis, and the relaxation techniques I learned from Dr. Shemesh."

    Doesn't sound like a "cure" to me.
    Quote Originally Posted by migs
    ...so many GP's nowadays just keep on refering patients to the hospital for almost nothing.
    It's called HMO's. America (particularly Bill Clinton democrats) wanted this. Now we've got it....enjoy.
    I know you're half-crazy, but I wish you'd go all the way.

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    hehe, great info but I think id rather put up with the buzzing that take a trip out to jerusalem (excuse the spelling)

    Things are getting better with it, prolly cause im not actively listening to it but keeping busy and trying not to think about it. Gets annoying at night when it comes to getting asleep lol

    Cheers

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    http://www.relaxingsoftware.com/tinnituspro/order.htm

    There is a free version...you can listen to this and find the pitch that matches yours and its masks it out. I have had tinnitus for about 3 years after a 2 bad ear infections. This works...you just gotta play with the app a bit.

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    Had my ears checked by the ear doc about tinnitus. He said that recently, docs have been draining fluid behind the ear drum which causes a curve in it. A simple procedure can take care of it. Gonna get it done soon...and end this annoying buzz in my ear

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    Let me know how you get on mate.

    Ive just started to ignore it nowadays as theres no point hoping itll go away any time soon

    Cheers

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    i know musicians get the ringing tinnitus. when i played drums my ears would ring noticeably in quiet areas, but now they're ok.

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    I've had it for a few months now. I only realize I have it when I'm in total peace and quiet, otherwise I'm used to it.

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    As my name suggests, I play the drums quite a lot and get tinnitus sometimes. But after some really bad ringing from going to gigs, I now do all my practice with ear defenders. I heard some bad stories about musicians not being able to sleep at night because the ringing was keeping them up. As far as I know there is no real cure - you just have to try and prevent exposure to really loud noise

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    See an ENT. They have tests they can do. In short...it can be a combination of things. For people who have suffered a long time, it can be an overgrowth of a small bone in your ear (I think there are 3). 2nd, and most likely, your eardrum is not flat like it should be, but rather curved. This is because of water trapped behind the ear that normal escapes through a tube that goes down your throat (Unnoticably). If that tube gets blocked or congested in any way, you build up the water and the eardrum curves. Just get it checked...could be as easy as that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drummer
    I heard some bad stories about musicians not being able to sleep at night because the ringing was keeping them up. As far as I know there is no real cure - you just have to try and prevent exposure to really loud noise
    My buddy sold his kit years ago, but recently bought a V-Sessions kit and amp with all the options. Very nice and he's happy with it. Used to be I needed the Marshall to hear myself over him. Now I run the Blues Jr down on 2 and we can have a conversation while jamming.

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