The chronic tinnitus They currently have no cure. But that doesn’t mean we can’t minimize its effectsespecially the annoying ringing or ringing in the ears that so much condition the lives of those who suffer from them. Healthy lifestyle habits and adequate habituation treatment through Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) They are key to managing to live with tinnitus.
It is estimated that 8% of the population suffers from tinnitus. In the case of Spain, the figure is 4 million. Depending on its intensity and duration, tinnitus can cause hearing loss. anxiety and insomnia, so it is key to take measures to minimize these effects.
Of all the existing therapies to combat tinnitus, the one that has been shown to be most effective has been Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT), which has proven effectiveness in 85% of cases. In fact, within a period of between 9 and 18 monthsthe affected people recover their lost quality of life.
This therapy to treat tinnitus is not based on masking or camouflaging the ringing or ringing, but rather focuses on the habituation. Developed by Dr. Pawel Jastreboff, this treatment has been applied for 25 years with the aim of The patient becomes accustomed to that sound until he is no longer aware of hearing it.
Recover hearing comfort
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, we work with the Acufend solutions tinnitus control, which provide 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 tinnitus therapy is offered at any of the Comprehensive Hearing Institutes (IAI) of UMusic. Those interested can consult the website controltuacufeno.com or call the phones 902 09 59 25 and 91 252 93 91.
Healthy habits that help combat tinnitus
To carry out this habituation therapy we must add healthy lifestyle habits. Carry one balance diet and do exercise They also help to live with tinnitus. In this sense, the coffee (which is a stimulant) and, above all, the tobaccothey must remain exiles.
It is also key avoid exposure to loud noise, whether in our work or free time. Noise pollution can even aggravate tinnitus.
Sleep with your head lying down in an elevated position (using one or two extra pillows) is another good tip. In this way we avoid cervical congestion and can make the tinnitus less noticeable.