Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT)

In this therapy a mixture of psychotherapy and sound generators are used to treat hyperacusis. Sound generators help to decrease patient’s sensitivity to sounds, and psychotherapy helps a patient to view sound more positively. Although it is a time consuming process, it is the most popular therapy.

Hyperacusis is one of the modern diseases that has become a nightmare to the urban population in recent days. It refers to a critical condition when any kind of sound becomes intolerable to be heard by the affected person. Generally, the sound that bothers the hyperacusis sufferers, never causes any harm to normal people. Even, the sufferers are not affected by this disease suddenly. Some are victimized over a long period of time and some get that after hearing an extreme loud sound. The modern medical science has developed a number of medicines and scientific techniques to get rid of hyperacusis. ‘Tinnitus Retraining Therapy’ is regarded as one of the modern and effective techniques to heal those affected by hyperacusis.

Tinnitus Retraining Therapy is commonly known as TRT. Literally, the word ‘tinnitus’ means ringing of ears. It is a special kind of habituation therapy. This therapy is mainly designed for those affected by tinnitus. This modern therapy undertakes several counsellings to analyze to the patient how a combination of tinnitus retraining and sound enrichment can terminate their negative reaction to the tinnitus sound quickly. At the same time, it attenuates and eventually brings an end to their perception of it. Generally, noise generators are used in Tinnitus Retraining Therapy which usually provides a balanced level of noise in the background. This therapy proffers a light of positive hope to the sufferers. Moreover, it is to be kept in mind that ‘Tinnitus Retraining Therapy’ is a long process. The sufferers must have a patience to wait for a long time and they must provide their best attempt to learn the absolute procedure and its proper implementation.

One Response to “Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT)”

  1. John Peterson Says:

    This may not lessen the volume of tinnitus, but, makes it so that you do not notice it much anymore. Sort of like living next to a noisy street and after a while you get used to it.

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