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

Hyperacusis

Find out more about what hyperacusis - the sensitivity to everyday sounds - is, and how it can be managed. Read more

Flying and the ear

Some people with hearing loss or tinnitus worry about travelling on a plane. Here we address common questions and concerns. Read more

Complementary therapies & remedies for tinnitus - an opinion

Do complementary therapies have any value in managing tinnitus? Read more

Mindfulness for tinnitus

Dr Liz Marks and Dr Laurence McKenna, Clinical Psychologists, discuss what Mindfulness is and how it can help with tinnitus. Read more

Drugs and tinnitus

Many people with tinnitus worry that certain drugs or medicines may have caused their tinnitus. Read more

Relaxation

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

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

Sound therapy (sound enrichment)

People who have tinnitus often notice that it is more bothersome in a quiet environment (for example at night) and that listening to other sounds can make it less intrusive. Read more

Self help for tinnitus

Here are some simple things to do which may help you lessen the intrusiveness of your tinnitus and improve your quality of life. Read more

Hearing aids and tinnitus

Hearing aids are often prescribed for people who have a hearing loss with associated tinnitus. Here, we explore the evidence to suggest how hearing aids might help and explain how to get a hearing aid and what to expect from it. Read more

Pulsatile tinnitus

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

Musical hallucination (musical tinnitus)

Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of any corresponding external sound. Some people experience a form of tinnitus where music is heard. This is called musical hallucination, or musical tinnitus Read more