It is generally seen that hyperacusis leads to tinnitus. Shiatsu a traditional Japanese treatment is used for treating tinnitus, and it is believed to benefit hyperacusis too. In this technique, the circulation of ‘ki’ is reestablished by pressing certain points on the body.

Hyperacusis features an over-sensitivity to certain frequency ranges of sound. The sufferers of hyperacusis find it burdensome to tolerate even normal sound. The sound that seems unpleasant to the hyperacusis patients, is not a trouble to normal people. This disease can’t make a person its prey within a short time. It gradually affects a person over a longer period. But, one can suddenly become a victim of hyperacusis after hearing a louder sound. Although there are several medicines to get the healing from hyperacusis, one may opt for natural procedure to get rid of this silent killer. ‘Shiatsu’ is considered as one of the natural procedures to get rid of this disease.

‘Shiatsu’ is a special kind of Japanese massage. In this traditional process, the thumbs are used to give pressure on the body. It also works along with the same energy meridians as acupressure and incorporates stretching. The person, who is treated with ’shiatsu’, is to be clothed fully and also lies on a mat. ‘Shiatsu’ helps to reduce the stress. Sometimes, it also helps to activate the obsolete cells. It helps in keeping an undisturbed circulation of blood inside the blood vessels. It has been in use to cure hyperacusis since a long period. But, it is to be kept in mind that it only brings a temporary relief to the patients of hyperacusis. It is not a complete answer to that dreadful disease. ‘Shiatsu’ is beneficial for the patients of hyperacusis, if they undertake it as an additional technique to reduce the disease.

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