Tinnitus Hope: Relief is Possible (VEDA Interview)

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Recently, I had the opportunity to be interviewed live about tinnitus on the Vestibular Disorders Association’s Facebook page as part of their popular Video Education Series! In this wide wide ranging conversation with hosts Dr. Kathleen Stross, DPT, MS, CHC and Dr. Danielle Tolman, DPT, we discussed my personal journey and struggles with tinnitus and Meniere’s disease, and what I’ve …

Tinnitus, Hearing Loss, Musicians, and Hope: A Case Study (New Podcast interview)

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(Click play above to listen to the podcast – or click here to listen in Apple podcasts.) I recently had the opportunity to talk about tinnitus on a podcast called Blurred Laws and Life, hosted by Richard Busch, who is a prominent and influential lawyer in the music industry. What made this interview truly special is that Scott Schreer, an incredibly …

Tinnitus: Hope and Expectations vs Reality (My interview on the Pure Tinnitus Podcast)

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Recently, I had the chance to be a guest on the Pure Tinnitus and Hearing Podcast, hosted by audiologist and tinnitus specialist Dr. Ben Thompson, Au.D – founder of PureTinnitus.com. Ben runs the wonderful Pure Tinnitus youtube channel and offers tons of great content for tinnitus sufferers. In our wide ranging conversation, we touched on many interesting topics related to …

Tinnitus Reframing: A Simple Way to Stop Negative Thoughts

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Negative thoughts and emotions are a big challenge for many tinnitus sufferers. Part the problem is that we are predisposed to think negatively about tinnitus for the simple reason that the only times we are actually thinking about it is when it’s bothering us. When you’re coping well or distracted from the sound by whatever it is you happen to …

How to Use Foam Earplugs Correctly (featuring Eargasm)

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(Click play above to watch the video. Press CC for captions.) When you live with tinnitus, it’s important to take steps to protect your hearing, as hearing loss (or further hearing loss) can dramatically worsen the ringing in your ears. It’s also the leading cause of tinnitus in the first place. Luckily, foam earplugs are a fantastic and inexpensive way …

Understanding Tinnitus: Interview with eCareDiary Radio

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(Press play in the player above to listen to the interview) I was recently interviewed by eCareDiary for their Empowering Family Caregivers radio show and podcast. I hope you enjoy this short interview! Topics Covered: Tinnitus explanation, prevalence, and challenges How I found relief from the ringing my ears Tips for caregivers who are supporting a loved one suffering from …

A Tinnitus Sufferer’s Guide to Surviving the Dentist

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When you live with tinnitus, a normal trip to the dentist can quickly become a living nightmare. For starters, dental work can be stressful all on its own. Even before I struggled with tinnitus this was always an issue for me. After a few bad experiences with a horrible dentist in my early twenties, I had severe anxiety at every …

Acceptance is Not the Answer to Tinnitus

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Acceptance is the emotional outcome of habituation. When I talk to tinnitus sufferers, people often tell me, “If I could just accept my tinnitus, it wouldn’t be so bad.” I know exactly what they’re trying to say, but it’s not helpful to think about tinnitus in those terms, because severe tinnitus isn’t something you can just magically accept. To be …