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 …

Tinnitus Habituation: Why Spikes and Setbacks are Part of the Process

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I talk a lot about habituation because I believe that it’s our best hope to find lasting relief from tinnitus. It’s not a cure, but it’s entirely possible to get to this place where it stops bothering us, a place where your brain can tune it out like it does all other meaningless background noise. I’ve also talked a lot …

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How to Find Relief from Tinnitus Spikes

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If you’ve lived with tinnitus for any length of time, you’ve probably noticed that it’s not always constant. It fluctuates, and not just in volume, but in sound and intensity, or the number of sounds. These flare-ups are commonly known as tinnitus spikes, and it’s the bane of every tinnitus sufferer’s existence. Because even if you’ve fully habituated and are …

How to Fall Asleep with Tinnitus

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There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning in bed when you just want to fall asleep. That restless feeling of watching the minutes tick by, knowing you’re going to feel terrible in the morning…it’s so stressful. But when you live with tinnitus, the medical term for ringing in the ears, it’s an everyday problem. The constant noise is impossible to …

The Tinnitus-Jaw Tension Connection & How to Relax your Jaw Muscles (VIDEO)

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Most people know that stress is a big trigger for people with Tinnitus. But not everyone realizes that stress also works its way into our bodies as physical muscle tension. It can cause a lot of aches and pains, but when it gets into our jaw muscles, it can cause our Tinnitus to spike. It’s certainly not an issue for …

What Causes Tinnitus Spikes (And What You Can do About it)

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When you live with Tinnitus the constant noise can drive you crazy. But every sufferer knows that it’s the spikes that can really mess with your head. When your Tinnitus spikes, it gets a lot louder, and the sound can change. You might hear additional tones or noises that weren’t there before. And while these flare ups may seem to …