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ci4me2007 Patient Expert

From Oslo, Norway, born in 1972. Profound hearing loss at the age of 1, probably due to ototoxic medicine or scarlac fever. Now waits for CI-operation running on the third year. Write about the Norwegian health-system, myself and my mental and physical status during the long wait. Expected to be... Full Bio
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Combining gene-therapy and CI? Hmmm, interesting! by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Maybe this could have cured or lessened the impact of the tinnitus that I have too? Too bad this kind of research takes ages…. Read on »
Starting a new blog–in Norwegian by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I will not kill this blog, there is too much good stuff and loads of information on it. I might even write more if anything significant crosses my path. But as I have arri ... Read on »
Another chapter… by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Right now I’m writing from my temporary new home: Ål Folkehøyskole. I’m in the process of learning Norwegian sign language. This stage of rehabilitation will take me throu ... Read on »
Hørselstap – sorg og aksept, stress og mestring by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Hvorfor jeg ikke fant denne artikkelen før nå er merkelig, men til tross for datoen er den fortsatt meget aktuell. For my English readers a Google translate (quality ... Read on »
Another good set of sound simulations by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness And this time they portray various effects of hearingloss as conceived by the brain, it’s not just a simulation of various frequency losses. I had all three of them, ... Read on »
2012 in review by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film ... Read on »
The tinnitus I hear – all the time by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I just came across some sound-samples that simulate my own tinnitus. I wanted to share them, so perhaps people around me better understand why I am tired or unable to part ... Read on »
Nedsatt hørsel? Sliten? Kurstilbud by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Nasjonalt senter for hørsel og psykisk helse arrangerer mestringskurs for deg med nedsatt hørsel. Oppstart januar 2013. Nedsatt hørsel innebærer for mange en kontinuer ... Read on »
My new crusade – raise awareness about noise by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Communications is by far mostly verbal. Aside from the visual aspects (screen image, video/film, body language etc.), information is mostly spread verbally/auditory. Think ... Read on »
More bass, more! by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Was at appointment at hospital today. Time to give my Bionic hearing some sound adjustments. Before I arrived at appointment I thought that there was no need to adjust a ... Read on »
Senses under scrutiny – an intermediary update by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have a future post in mind, not yet mature, concerning the effect of my second implant on tinnitus. Right now I have another issue that needs (and gets) medical attentio ... Read on »
Abridged CI / health history by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness May 1972 Born 1975 Wears hearing aids for the first time 1995 Drops out from higher education, due to heari ... Read on »
Bridge over troubled waters – 6th day CI activation by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Getting stereo again is just great, I kid you not. I have been walking on clouds this week, despite some troubles.  (read more below picture)     Sound is ... Read on »
Activation no. 2, first impression by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Finally came the long awaited activation day for my second Cochlea Implant. Did go by myself this time, knew a lot about what was going to happen and so forth. So, f ... Read on »
CI no.2 activation date set by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Got word yesterday, that I will get stereo back Monday 27.2 at Rikshospitalet . I’m now looking very much forward to getting started on the last leg of my very long CI-jou ... Read on »
How am I doing, 8 days after bi-lateral surgery by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A lot of people asks me how I am doing, so I better post an update If you want to know more about Cochlear-implants, click linked image below to read more… ... Read on »