What Is Tinnitus Retraining Therapy?

Q:
What is tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT)?

A:
The therapy is designed to help people who suffer from tinnitus. Its aim is management of tinnitus.

In the therapy, a wearable device will deliver programmed tonal music so as to mask your tinnitus at specific frequencies. Over time, you may be accustomed to the ringing in your ears, thus helping you learn to ignore it.

Counseling is often one of the components of tinnitus retraining therapy.

Key word: tinnitus retraining therapy

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