Tinnitus has no cure. And for this reason, experts insist that the best solution to combat them is get used to noise. However, there are therapies so that this habituation is carried out in the most natural way possible, managing to calm the effects caused by annoying ringing in the ear. The Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) is, in this sense, the one that offers the best results, with a 85% success rate.
It is not easy to assume that that beeping sound you hear day and night has no cure. There is no drug to remedy it. Luckily, there is a treatment that has been proven effective in mitigating its effects and calming those affected: Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT). The basis of this therapy, developed by Dr. Pawel Jastreboff and which has been applied for more than 25 years, is that the treatment against tinnitus cannot be based on masking or camouflaging the ringing or buzzing, but must focus on the habituation.
What is Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT)?
The ultimate goal of TRT is to The patient becomes accustomed to that sound until he or she is no longer aware of hearing it.. And the reality is that it works. In fact, it is presented as the most effective method to calm the effects of tinnitus, with a success rate of 85%. In this way, and within a period of between 9 and 18 monthsthe affected people recover their lost quality of life.
Following the bases of TRT therapy, UMusic offers a specialized service for those affected by tinnitus. Is about UMusic Serenawhich seeks to recover the hearing comfort of the patient. To achieve this, a realistic and personalized treatment which teaches the patient to live with tinnitus, both consciously and unconsciously. The goal is to focus her attention on a pleasant sound to divert her from the annoying buzzing. This therapy is offered in all UMusic hearing centers from Spain.
Duration of tinnitus therapy
UMusic Serena Comprehensive Therapy lasts approximately between 6 and 24 months, depending on each patient. In any case, the first step after making an appointment is to carry out various audiometric tests and tests to measure the timbre and intensity of the tinnitus, the degree of disability it represents for the affected person and the location of the hearing lesion. The UMusic centers are, in addition, pioneers in high frequency audiometrywhich allows a more precise and complete exploration.
Prevent tinnitus from affecting your life
It is estimated that 8% of the Spanish population suffers from tinnitus. And it is not easy to live with them, since they can significantly affect the quality of life of those who suffer from them. The beeps either hums constant sounds in the ears, depending on their intensity and duration, can cause hearing problems. anxiety and insomnia. That is why those affected are recommended to see a specialist, since the use of hearing aids and the aforementioned TRT can greatly minimize the effects of tinnitus. It is the case of Sergio Garrido, a resident doctor whose tinnitus affected his studies. A customizing hearing aid with White noise It was a before and after, as he explains: