Tinnitus retraining therapy can be a help to those suffering the worst effects of tinnitus. Every person has experienced an occasional ringing or buzzing noise within the ear. It occasionally follows the rhythm of your heartbeat or breathing. It normally goes away after a short time. When it does not, you might be suffering from a condition called tinnitus. A continual ringing, whistling or buzzing in the ear characterizes this condition. It’s not a illness itself, but a symptom of some other issue.
Tinnitus Retraining Therapy – The Facts
Tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) was initially created in the 1980′s by two doctors – Jastreboff and Hazell. TRT was intended as a neurophysiological model to help those many people suffering from persistent annoying sounds within the ear. The treatment uses the natural process called “habituation” whereby we filter out unnecessary, recurring noises present in our environment. Read the rest of this entry »