My life with Tinnitus

Read our blog, written by Amy, aged 11, who has tinnitus and is supporting Tinnitus Week. Read more

Amy’s brave tinnitus battle

Amy McLaughlin, from Midlothian, is 11 and was diagnosed with tinnitus at just eight years old. Here, her mum Angela Marshall, explains the impact living with tinnitus has had on Amy, and their family life. Read more

"People can’t believe George has tinnitus"

George aged 10, was diagnosed with tinnitus and is now finding school much easier thanks to coping techniques. Here his mum Niki shares their story. Read more

"Keep trying to do the things you enjoy doing"

Adam shares his tips for living successfully with tinnitus Read more

"Allow yourself mindful moments"

Tammie Prince tells us her experience of tinnitus and how she finds mindfulness helps. Read more

"I feel much more in control and so happy to be out the other side"

It’s hard to understand how someone can go from being a care-free, loving grandmother to a desperate and anxious woman within just 10 weeks. But that’s the reality for Joy Lunn, from Chesterfield, who, after suddenly developing the debilitating ear condition tinnitus, became a shadow of her former self. Read more

"Because tinnitus is an unseen injury, it doesn’t get the attention it warrants."

Harris Tatakis is a former Royal Marine who was injured in Afghanistan. He was blown up in April 2007 by an improvised explosive device (IED) and suffered serious injury. He explains how the tinnitus caused by the explosion impacted his life. Read more

My life with Tinnitus

Please read this blog, written by 12 year old Isabel, about her experience of tinnitus. Read more

"Tinnitus was a bolt out of the blue"

Isabel Lodge, who is from Worcestershire, is 12 and was diagnosed with tinnitus when she was in year three at school, aged just eight. Here, her mum Jan Lodge, explains how tinnitus has impacted on Isabel’s life and how she has learnt to live with the condition. Read more

"I am desperate to do whatever I can to raise awareness"

Sarah Love reveals the enormous impact it’s had on her everyday life. Read more

“What a difference that initial GP encounter can make"

Father and daughter, Tom Dawson (62) and Sinead Coveney (42) from Dover have both had tinnitus for as long they can remember and learnt to live with it as best they can. But it hasn’t been an easy journey for either of them. Read more

“A few years ago I was at my wits end and now I can see a bright future ahead"

Tim Lye, aged 41, has had mild tinnitus in his right ear since he was at university. He coped with the ringing in his ear for many years until 2007 when it suddenly got worse. He tells his story here. Read more

"The more knowledge you have the better prepared you are to deal with it.”

Imagine walking up in hospital with severe injuries but having absolutely no recollection of what happened and why you are there. That is exactly what happened to Sheffield man, Ian Foster, who suffered a mysterious incident which left him with a brain injury and a daily battle with tinnitus. Read more