Tinnitus, Meniere’s Disease, Parenthood, and Cancer: Living with Uncertainty

Glenn Inspirational 6 Comments

**A slightly modified version of this article originally appeared on my other website – MindOverMenieres.com** Parenting a newborn baby is hard. Parenting with tinnitus and Meniere’s disease is a lot harder. As some of you know, my wife Megan gave birth to our first child, Zack, on August 12th at 3:05 pm. After a difficult 40+ hour labor, our little …

Acceptance is Not the Answer to Tinnitus

Glenn Education, Inspirational 9 Comments

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 …

Trekz Titanium Bone Conduction Headphones for Hearing Loss and Tinnitus

Glenn Inspirational 3 Comments

I’ve been fascinated by bone conduction technology for a long time and always suspected it could be wonderful for people with hearing loss and hearing disorders like tinnitus. Because with bone conduction audio, the vibrations of sound are transmitted through the bones of the head and face directly to the inner ear. Now you still need to have a functioning cochlea …

tinnitus and suicide - shining light into the darkness

Tinnitus and Suicide: Shining Light into the Darkness

Glenn Inspirational, Raising Awareness 12 Comments

From day one, my message has always been: “If you suffer from tinnitus, there’s hope.” It was never meant to be a platitude. I truly believe it with every fiber of my being. I’ve seen too many people find relief from debilitating, life-ruining levels of tinnitus to think otherwise. And I’ve endured my own trials and tribulations. I wasn’t always …