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How good are they? And are they worth trying?

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Synth Guru 2 days ago
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The title may sound like a contradiction, but tinnitus and hearing problems pop up on the board once in a while. Most of the...

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Midnight Oil Audio 1 week ago
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Hi, I was wondering if earplugs that only attenuate something like 3 to 6 dB exist. Thanks.

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studer58 3 weeks ago
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If you remember nothing else about the topic, remember this: it often isn't like you see in the movies, where you have this...

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clump 13th June 2018
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Dear Slutz, if this is not the best place for the thread, Im sorry, please move it to appropriate forum. I've been diagnosed...

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vincentvangogo 25th May 2018
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Where are all the engineer/producers that quit smoking? Damn I need some advice. It's time to quit!! I quit a few months...

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shufflebeat 18th May 2018
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So two weeks ago I started having a plugged feeling in my right ear. I tried cleaning it with a q-tip and it didn't help. A...

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KevWind 13th May 2018
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Anyone have ear tubes put in as an adult and want to reassure me? Had both sides done today to relieve eustachian pressure. Now...

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SpeckledOwl 29th April 2018
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I'm 60 years old and mixed for over 40 years.. 30 on urie 813's where the A weighted SPL was 120 dB 5 feet behind my mix position...

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achase4u 25th April 2018
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I'm 42 yrs. old, pianist, audio-technologies person, relatively healthy, never complained about hearing, able to hear 20+ kHz...

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Synth Guru 6th April 2018
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So, my mom called tonight with my dad having an emergency need with his mouth bleeding (profusely) Went over, picked him up,...

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foxwaves 31st March 2018
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Here's a cheery subject So who's lost their high frequency hearing ? or even worse has tinnitus ? A friend of mine who also...

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johannburkard 31st March 2018
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So I got a really bad flu and it's been the third time in 2 months. My son is in daycare and he gets sick like every other week...

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Limit54 23rd March 2018
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Hello all, What are signs of ear fatigue? Thanks, ben

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Sigma 17th February 2018
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I just read about a 70% to 80% recovery rate for Tinnitus treatment using Lidocaine IV injections. I know a lot of Gearslutz...

Rob Coates
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bill5 2nd February 2018
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Have any of y'all experienced a recent uptick in tinnitus-related spam? I sure have. A big one.

Brent Hahn
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Brent Hahn 21st January 2018
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The cold and/or the flu are mostly gone but I still have a hacking cough and the sound effects in my ears when I swallow or...

Thomas W. Bethe
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Synth Guru 15th January 2018
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Went to see there was a hearing test a booth of 6 people in a booth. And my results came it it is in the normal but a loss at the...

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spektor 11th January 2018
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I knew that I'd never be one of the greatest engineers on this planet but I had the strong desire to constantly learn to make the...

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12ax7 8th January 2018
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Do you believe there's any correspondence between mental illnesses and creativity? Reason to think there could be is that I've...

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M32 5th January 2018
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I don't do them. This year, I wish I had. Friday night felt like a long, tough week. Saturday morning, too late for Cold Eeze,...

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toowrongfoo 24th December 2017
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Hello guys. Like many other people I work usually sitting and I keep such position really for a long time. However I really don't...

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WarmJetGuitar 18th December 2017
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I had a stroke on January 6 that wiped out my fingers on my left hand and thoroughly messed up my singing voice. Being as I make...

brill bedroom
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theblue1 19th November 2017
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Don't know if its an ear thing or just being really picky, been tracking a vocal (me) for a few days now and after I take a break...

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masternfool 17th November 2017
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Sonic attacks in Cuba hit more diplomats than earlier reported, officials say - CNNPolitics Brings to mind Kate Bush's...

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Dezibelzebub 17th November 2017
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who of you engineers is working with mild to severe hearing los? Can anyone please share your experience? Especially as a mixing...

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Synth Guru 17th November 2017
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Hello guys. I'm a working audio engineer and I just started for 2 years. I normally monitor my mixes at around 60-70dBa. I never...

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js230 9th November 2017
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My moan... Everything is going great- getting loads of work, making good money, enjoying my work but I started smoking...

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JoeyM 19th October 2017
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Watch this. Try it. Report back. Cheers...

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Synth Guru 16th October 2017
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I've got a "dip" in my hearing at around 460Hz in my left ear. If i crank up the volume, i start to hear...

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VinylScra 13th October 2017
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A few years ago, I took a touring guitarist gig and got the hell out of my Aeron after more than 12 busy years of studio life. ...

Kyle Ashley
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Noisewagon 8th October 2017
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Ugh.. nothing quite like getting sick when you're actually excited to work on a track. - - Yesterday, my boy came over and laid...

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FreshProduce 6th October 2017
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I've been getting pains in my neck and wrist for awhile but the past two days its thinking its because of using the...

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Tui 28th September 2017
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Hey guys. Today I saw on the news that the possibility of contracting this disease will be more prevalent in the wake of both...

Synth Guru
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Arthur Stone 18th September 2017
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Hello, recently i noticed some Hairs starting to grow out of my ears. I guess they have a function regarding hearing. but...

Mario Super
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Synth Guru 18th September 2017
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Not sure if the Java Code will work on modern computers, but try this. Hearing Test Products I have found using a quiet space...

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DanDan 6th September 2017
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Hello fellas, I've been dealing with tinnitus since november 2009 after a very long studio session... the first 4 months were...

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Synth Guru 31st August 2017
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NO not the VSM3 or VSC2!! Although are my favs! I suffer from Vestibular Migrane Vertigo. I only bring this up because I had a...

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Ardis 30th August 2017
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I say this because I did and I really fell off the health and fitness wagon epically! About 2 years ago I got very sick with...

James Lugo
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edwinhurwitz 29th July 2017
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I'm seeing a lot of threads on tinnitus on music/audio forums. I recently tried listening to my own tinnitus (I usually ignore...

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edwinhurwitz 29th July 2017
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Hi, apologies for the 'boring' topic, but I can't be the first person here to think about this? I am relatively 'fit' and active...

The Beatsmith
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hohoho 1st July 2017
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My question is this - Do you feel your ears physically tired? The reason I ask is because I'm making music at what I perceive...

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Emos Eno 25th June 2017
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My basement is half studio and half gym. Now I'm not the picture of bodybuilding but I've been doing this for about 3 years, so...

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ARIEL 15th June 2017
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Sharp11 7th June 2017
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Time to face the music ! All these fancy toys can you even hear them : Is it...

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Gusss 23rd May 2017
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Anyone knows more about this and where it originates from? Seem to calm my hearing a bit, one comment was that it works...

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jazzgitter 15th May 2017
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Hey Guys, this is my first topic here. Well, I'm a music producer who likes to produce harsh dirstorted electronic sounds and...

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kafka 8th May 2017
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Hi. Not quite sure where to post this, so apologies if it's the wrong place. Yesterday I had several bad events culminate...

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Empathy37 8th May 2017
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Hi! I have a question about wearing earmuffs. Do you think that wearing earmuffs for a long time, most time of a day for...

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Midnight Oil Audio 8th May 2017
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I've noticed this since a few years ago Which is still completely baffling to me and anyone I mention it to. A little...

Trip Hop Mop
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philsaudio 10th April 2017


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