Pay attention to the way you think about your tinnitus by asking some self-examining questions.
- Do you think tinnitus will destroy your life?
- Do you think you will never be able to sleep because of it?
- Do you think nobody else understands or knows what it feels like to have tinnitus?
- Do you think there is no solution for your symptoms?
How you think about your tinnitus will have a major effect on your emotional reaction to it. If you answered yes to any of the questions above it could lead to feelings of annoyance, depression, despair, anger or anxiety. There are many professionals that understand the dynamics of tinnitus and are willing and able to help you. There are varying forms of counseling-based approaches that have been helpful to many with tinnitus.