FAQS REGARDING TINNITUS AND TINNITUS TREATMENT
What Is Tinnitus?
Tinnitus is a perception of sound heard in the ears or the head. Some people perceive it has a ringing, a hissing, a hum, or a pulsing. It varies from individual to individual. In most cases, the cause of tinnitus is harmless.
Is There a Cure for Tinnitus?
While there is no known cure for tinnitus, there are clinically proven methods for treating tinnitus. Once medically cleared, you can find significant relief from your tinnitus. Research studies have indicated an 80% success rate for Tinnitus Retraining Therapy.
What is Tinnitus Retraining Therapy?
Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) is a clinically proven treatment method that uses a structured protocol of educational counseling coupled with sound therapy.
How Can Tinnitus Retraining Therapy Improve the Quality of My Life?
The counseling portion of TRT will educate you about the origination theory of tinnitus and how tinnitus becomes so bothersome. You will be taught to re-categorize your tinnitus as an insignificant signal. The sound therapy portion of TRT will work toward interfering with your brain’s ability to detect and process the tinnitus signal. The main goal of TRT is for you to you experience less negative effects from your tinnitus, and the secondary goal of TRT is for you to become less aware of your tinnitus over a period of time.
Who Provides Tinnitus Retraining Therapy?
Jeannie Karlovitz, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Tinnitus Retraining Therapy