Sound Retraining Therapy

is the most popular and common therapy for hyperacusis, in which broadband sound is used. A patient after listening to broadband sound at soft level for a stipulated period of time in a day, can rebuild his/her tolerances to sound.

Hyperacusis is a critical condition of health when any kind of sound becomes intolerable to hear by the affected person. Generally, the sound that irritates the hyperacusis patients, never creates any trouble to normal people. Even, the patients are not affected by this disease suddenly. Some develop that over a longer period and some get that after hearing an extreme loud sound. As the modern medical science has advanced a lot, there are a number of medicines and scientific techniques to get rid of hyperacusis. ‘Sound Retraining Therapy’ is regarded as one of the modern and effective techniques to heal those, affected by hyperacusis.

‘Sound Retraining Therapy’ is commonly used to cure ‘tinnitus’. Literally, the word ‘tinnitus’ means ringing of ears. It is a special kind of habituation therapy. This therapy is specially designed for the patients of hyperacusis and tinnitus. This modern therapy undertakes several counsellings to explain to the patients how a combination of tinnitus retraining and sound enrichment can terminate their negative reaction to the tinnitus sound quickly. At the same time, it reduces and eventually brings an end to their perception of it. In Sound Retraining Therapy, noise generators are used. The noise generator helps to maintain a balanced level of noise in the background. It also offers a light of positive hope to the sufferers. Moreover, it is to be kept in mind that ‘Sound Retraining Therapy’ can not bring success overnight. It is a long process. Therefore, patients of hyperacusis, who want to be treated by ‘Sound Retraining Therapy’, must have patience to wait for a long time. Besides, they must provide their best attempts to learn the absolute procedure and proper implementation of this therapy.

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