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What can Tinnitus Habituation and Reprogramming (THR) do for you?
Hello Everyone and thank you so much for stopping by my site. My name is Petra, and I am a wife, mother, GRANDmother, insane animal-lover, and Hypnotherapist. But most of all, I am a Tinnitus with Hyperacusis sufferer.
At the age of 17, I was knocked unconscious for a brief moment. When I woke up, one of my ears was complete “shut down”. As time went on, the swelling went down and the pressure went away, but there was a hum. It would not only come and go, but would also bounce from ear to ear. This went on for most of my life, and over time, the humming evened out to a constant high-pitched ringing in both ears, with minor hearing loss in the left. I also developed an acute sensitivity to certain sounds, giving me an “electrical shock” feeling throughout my body, almost like a sensation of being jolted awake after dreaming of falling. By the age of 45, the ringing had become so loud that it started drowning out everyday sounds, such as people talking, birds singing outside, or listening to the television.
I also developed a condition called Pseudobulbar Affect, a condition characterized by uncontrollable laughing, crying, and yawning. It was this condition, along with the help of a therapist in Mississippi, that taught me what true empathy was, and it was this that inspired me to start helping others.
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