Hi to all :)
I'm a former PhD student from Italy. I left academic career two years ago. Mainly for health problems (probable meniere's and intrusive tinnitus). Now I want to try again to enter into the academic field. I study philosophy and I'm interested in aestethic of music and political philosophy.Tinnitus is very intrusive and prevent me to concentrate on my studies. Is there anyone here that suffer from it and can give me some advice on how to manage it? Thanks a lot :) :)
I have tinnitus and hearing loss that affects my abilities to study, and I’ve found that what works best for me is having a routine for what background noises I use to mask it, and working in short intervals.
For example, I use a mix of pink noise and bird noises when it’s raining, and office noises for the first 15 minutes of my writing sessions.
I’ve probably got more tips, so ask as much as you want if you feel like it :)
@lilletale hi, thanks for your answer :)
I usually use nature sounds or music, but when I open a book I get very anxious... I think that my anxiety is worse than tinnitus itself. I would like to find the ability to ignore the sound, and not to use maskers, but if I think to "ignore" it I'm thinking about it anyway...
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