All about tinnitus

Tinnitus is the sensation of noises in the head and/or ears which have no external source. About 1 in 3 people will experience tinnitus at some point in their lives. Read more

Noise and the ear

We only have one pair of ears, and they have to last us a lifetime. They are remarkable organs that allow us to hear, and we must take care that the sounds that we expose ourselves to will not cause them harm. Read more

Pulsatile tinnitus

Pulsatile tinnitus, is a type of tinnitus which appears to follow a rhythm such as your heart beat. Read more

Sources of mutual support for tinnitus

Many people say they benefit from being in touch with other people with tinnitus. Tinnitus can be an isolating and lonely condition - by getting in touch with other people with tinnitus, it can be made less so. Read more


We'd encourage you to look more deeply into relaxation, to take a real interest in relaxation and to understand how it can help you if you have tinnitus. Stress is often linked to tinnitus and relaxation is well known as being helpful in relieving stress. Read more


Otosclerosis is the most common cause of progressive deafness in young adults. Learn more about it here. Read more

Supporting someone with tinnitus

Friends and family of a person with tinnitus can be a great help and source of support. Read more

Taming tinnitus

Whilst there is currently no known ‘cure’ for tinnitus, there are a range of strategies that can help to minimise the intrusiveness of the noises. People can and do manage the impact that tinnitus has on their lives. Here are some ideas. Read more

Tinnitus and sleep disturbance

Sleep disturbance affects most of us at some stage of our lives. Find out more about sleep and how it can sometimes go wrong. Read more

Tinnitus and stress

Find out more about what stress is, how stress may affect tinnitus (and vice versa) and how stress can be managed. Read more

Tinnitus services

If you decide to seek medical help for your tinnitus, you may see various health professionals. This information helps explain who everyone is. Read more

Ideas for relaxation without sound

It can sometimes be difficult to find something that works for you to manage your tinnitus, but relaxation is often a good place to start. These ideas do not depend on being able to hear. Read more