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Longterm follow-up study of TRT in Frankfurt

By |Februar 22nd, 2016|Tinnitus|

Since 1996 tinnitus patients consulting the Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Center Frankfurt have been treated using the tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) developed by Jastreboff and Hazell (Jastreboff et al. , 1985). For this study only patients with at least half a year of medically guided active treatment were taken into account and evaluation was done after [...]

Crisis management of Tinnitus patients using

By |Februar 22nd, 2016|Tinnitus|

Tinnitus patients initially seeking help in our Tinnitus Hyperacusis Center Frankfurt are often severely decompensated and in states of desperation. Their tinnitus has sometimes driven them into extreme forms of anxiety, into panic attacks and states of phobic excitation. Some patients even feel persecuted, haunted and threatened by their tinnitus. In such critical cases we [...]

Technical Devices in the Treatment of severe Hyperacusis

By |Februar 22nd, 2016|Tinnitus|

Hyperacusis is present in more than 30% of our tinnitus patients and sometimes the leading symptom causing disability. Therefore it is of vital importance to fit these patients during treatment with technical instruments in the optimal way. Since hyperacusis has to be treated first a decision about how to provide the patient with just the [...]

Analysis of Failures of TRT

By |Februar 22nd, 2016|Tinnitus|

An analysis not only of patients treated successfully with TRT is necessary and helpful, but also the cases that remain resistant to the therapy can teach us a lot about the mechanisms of tinnitus development and methods of its reduction by implementing TRT in the right way. Such an analysis should enable us to remove [...]

Terror Tinnitus. Die neue, individuelle Therapie (Nachwort)

By |Februar 22nd, 2016|Tinnitus|

Phantome - das sind die eigentlichen, wenn auch verborgenen Akteure in dem vorliegenden Buch von Hans-Jürgen Heinrichs. Der Leser wird gemeinsam mit diesen Zwitterwesen, die irgendwo zwischen Realität und Einbildung zu existieren scheinen, auf die Spielbühne des Lebens gestellt. Er bekommt die Möglichkeit, wechselnde Rollen und Perspektiven einzunehmen, während er unablässig mit der Frage nach [...]

Die Funktionsweise der Tinnitus Retraining Therapy

By |Februar 22nd, 2016|Tinnitus|

Bei der Tinnitus-Retraining-Therapie (TRT) handelt es sich um eine erfolgversprechende neue Behandlungsmethode gegen Tinnitus, bei der die natürlichen biologischen Funktionsprinzipien des menschlichen Hörsystems therapeutisch genutzt werden. Durch die TRT kann bei bis zu 80% der Patienten eine Besserung des Tinnitus erzielt werden. Es handelt sich dabei um eine ambulante, auf 1-2 Jahre anzulegende Behandlung, die [...]