Tinnitus, Powerlessness, and PTSD: Framing Tinnitus as an Acute Stress Disorder

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If you ask a hundred tinnitus sufferers to explain how the ringing in their ears affects their quality of life, you will get a hundred different answers, but you could easily conclude that the root of the problem – emotionally speaking – is anxiety. The sound of loud tinnitus can cause a very intense fight-or-flight stress response that never fully …

TABS: A New Tinnitus Coping and Habituation Technique

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Today, I am excited to finally share a powerful new tinnitus coping and habituation technique that I have been developing for the last 4 months. I call it the TABS technique, which is short for Tinnitus Awareness Body Scan. It’s a coping exercise that combines a breathing technique with brief moments of focused tinnitus awareness, a progressive muscle relaxation routine, …

Tinnitus Challenges, Obstacles & Hope (Outring Tinnitus Podcast Interview)

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(Click here to listen in Apple Podcasts – Click here to listen in Sound Cloud – Click here to listen in Spotify) I recently had the opportunity to record a podcast conversation with Frieder Kühne, a fellow tinnitus coach who resides in Germany, founder of Outring Tinnitus, and host of the Outring Tinnitus podcast. We had a great discussion about …

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 …

Temple Massager Review for Tinnitus, TMJ/D, Bruxism, and Headaches

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(If you want to purchase a Temple Massager, the creator – veteran Joe Meisch – has created a discount code for the Rewiring Tinnitus community! Click here and use the offer code RTGLENN for 10% off your temple Massager!) Today I wanted to tell you all about a new wellness tool I recently discovered called the Temple Massager that has …

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

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Recently, I had the chance to be a guest on the Treble Health Podcast, hosted by audiologist and tinnitus specialist Dr. Ben Thompson, Au.D – founder of Treblehealth.com Ben runs the wonderful Treble Health 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 and …

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 …

Eargasm Aviation Earplugs Review for Tinnitus

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I recently had the chance to test out new aviation earplugs designed to reduce the pressure in your ears while flying and I have to say that I’m impressed! These new earplugs are made by Eargasm, one of my favorite earplug companies known for their amazing high-fidelity earplugs that lower the volume of your environment while still allowing you to hear …