October 6, 2022

The ringing in my ears began as my marriage was ending – The Times

I started to develop tinnitus in September 2013. It began like a dull muffling that went on to become occasional buzzing before transforming into ringing so loud and so incessant I had to wear headphones and listen to a white noise app on my mobile phone to distract myself long enough from it to fall asleep.

It was the first thing I heard every morning and the last thing I heard at night,…….

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I started to develop tinnitus in September 2013. It began like a dull muffling that went on to become occasional buzzing before transforming into ringing so loud and so incessant I had to wear headphones and listen to a white noise app on my mobile phone to distract myself long enough from it to fall asleep.

It was the first thing I heard every morning and the last thing I heard at night, unless I listened to the soft rainfall, airplane drone or birdsong offered by mobile apps. Even then, I knew I could still hear it if I tried. It wasn’t gone, it was only masked. I was 37.

The start of the ringing coincided with the beginning of the end of my marriage,

Source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-ringing-in-my-ears-began-as-my-marriage-was-ending-5v529svjl