Rare and Fascinating Hearing Disorders

Rare and Fascinating Hearing Disorders

This week on the Sound Advice blog, we highlight a different rare hearing condition each day.

 Musical Ear Syndrome

Musical ear syndrome is a rare auditory condition that consists of auditory hallucinations, specifically in the form of musical hallucinations. The individual may experience music or tonal sounds that are heard without an external source. These patients may hear singing voices, orchestral music, etc, none of which are directed specifically at them.

While this condition is not well understood, there are many theories as to why the individual may suffer from these auditory hallucinations, and different methods of managing it.

Please read the article below for an interview with a lady who has MES:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2249916/Musical-ear-syndrome-The-grandmother-hears-Happy-Birthday-24-7-rare-brain-syndrome.html

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