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Living with tinnitus

Posted on: Thursday, February 11, 2016 by heloise heau

marc nicholsonMarc Nicholson is a DJ who developed tinnitus three years ago. He wants to warn others of the dangers of loud music and is determined not to allow tinnitus to ruin his love of music. In this blog, he talks about his experience and how he manages tinnitus.


Research to silence tinnitus

Posted on: Thursday, February 11, 2016 by heloise heau

Ralph Holmes, our Head of Biomedical researchAlthough there are practical steps people can take to manage their tinnitus, there are currently no medicines on the market specifically approved to treat tinnitus. Dr Ralph Holme, from our Biomedical Research team, tells us about recent progress in tinnitus research and how this knowledge is being used to develop new treatments.

Tune out of tinnitus

Posted on: Thursday, February 11, 2016 by heloise heau

Kevin taylorThe impact tinnitus can have on someone’s life can vary enormously – from mild discomfort during quiet moments, to disruption on a daily basis. But, whatever your experience of tinnitus, therapy sounds can help to provide a welcome distraction. Kevin Taylor, technologist at Action on Hearing Loss, shares with us some of the most popular therapy sounds including tinnitus relaxers and apps.

Down the line – tinnitus support and information

Posted on: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 by heloise heau

Rachel TimsonRachel Timson is Senior Information Line officer at Action on Hearing Loss. As such, she's equipped to deal with difficult and sensitive situations and help to signpost to local services or other relevant organisations. Find out more about the tinnitus support she provides.

What does the brain think of my tinnitus

Posted on: Monday, February 8, 2016 by heloise heau

louise hartTinnitus and chronic pain share many similarities, neither condition is something that you would volunteer to have nor is there a cure to make it go away, but once you do have it, there are people and ways to help manage the disorder. In this blog, Louise Hart walk us through what tinnitus is and what does the brain think of it.