You come into this world with the ability to perceive a wide range of sounds, with the ability to perceive sounds with a frequency from 16 Hz to 20,000 Hz. Then age, sometimes ear infections and almost always contamination of the sounds worsen the perception. The noise of the jackhammer with its frequency of 3500 beats per minute, traffic, sirens, metro, screaming music, knocking mechanisms-all this reduces the range of hearing.
According to Tomatis, one of the reasons why we start to feel worse with age is that we can’t hear high-frequency sounds that can recharge us. Continue reading