Learn to recognize different sounds caused by your tinnitus. You can get this education by studying the texts available on the subject, as well as talking to doctors with experience in this affliction. By identifying what sounds are related to your tinnitus, you can being lessening your fear. Stress can be caused by fear of the unknown, so relieve yourself of these debilitating factors in order to work toward a successful recovery. People who suffer from tinnitus may feel maddened by the constant ringing or buzzing sounds in the ears. Many people find that tinnitus makes it difficult to fall asleep. White noise, much like that from a small fan, or calming classical music may gently blur the sounds together.
Do not let tinnitus get to you at home. Turn the fan part of your air conditioning and heating system on all the time for white noise in the background. If that is too much, just put a small fan in every room, or even use a bubbling meditation fountain. When you have a nice noise in all of your rooms, tinnitus is only a small distraction and you may not notice it at all. Exercise is one good practice that can turn bad for tinnitus sufferers. If working out brings on tinnitus attacks for you, you may want to switch to a less strenuous form of exercise. Yoga is a good way to exercise without increasing your blood pressure or the ringing in your ear. If silence is aggravating to you because of tinnitus, then listen to music. Pick music without lyrics to avoid getting distracted by the words. This will calm you down and help you focus on your task.