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Why do women make loud screaming noises when they sneeze?

Why do women make loud screaming noises when they sneeze?

Everyone different: Some do and some do not. A sneeze is a very forceful expulsion of air through your upper air passages. It is bound to make some noise. But that noise can be partially suprressed (as in a thriller movie) or completely over the top as in a good comedy. ...Read more

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Do VP shunts make a noise when they drain I've been hearing this suction like noise i want to know what im hearing?

Do VP shunts make a noise when they drain I've been hearing this suction like noise i want to know what im hearing?

Shouldn't: There should be no noise related to your VP shunt. If you think there is, consider contacting your neurosurgeon to check it out. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have ptsd. Is there anything i can do to stop these flash backs happening ? Loud, sudden noises usually trigger them.

I have ptsd. Is there anything i can do to stop these flash backs happening ? Loud, sudden noises usually trigger them.

If you are : Experiencing a great deal of dissassociation then both a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor and an atypical antipsychotic will likely be necessary. If you only have increased startle response to triggers then treatment could be less aggressive. Highly recommend cognitive processing therapy which is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy specific for ptsd. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to make loud snoring noises sporadically when they are awake?

What could cause someone to make loud snoring noises sporadically when they are awake?

Snoring: Snoring means that the airways in nasal passages, throat are not widely open there is turbulence of air which cause soft tissue to vibrate and make noises or snoring. I doubt that anybody snore when they are awake, but dozing off which is short transient sleep might happen, then patient snores, wakes up rapidly and can hear him or herself, snoring. ...Read more

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How loud is a head mri, because I heard you have to wear earplugs?

How loud is a head mri, because I heard you have to wear earplugs?

Not very loud, I: Had before they the ear plugs and have after ear plugs almost the same to me. ...Read more

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We often carry babies upright, it's natural for our mouth to be very near to their ears and we talk to them regularly. Can that harm their hearings?

We often carry babies upright, it's natural for our mouth to be very near to their ears and we talk to them regularly. Can that harm their hearings?

It's possible: Babies hearing is sensitive, it is possible to injure them from loud sounds close to their ears. Sound energy dissipates by the inverse square law, meaning that if you are 1/2 the distance, the sound energy is 4 times as much, so speak to them softly if you can. ...Read more

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How loud are you supposed to listen to music on with earphones to not cause hearing loss?

How loud are you supposed to listen to music on with earphones to not cause hearing loss?

Good question: In general any music less than 85 decibels should not produce any permanent hearing loss. Remember, turn it to the left. ...Read more

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Do white noise machines affect your hearing if you use them nightly for decades?

Do white noise machines affect your hearing if you use them nightly for decades?

Shouldn't: Although it is possible if you had the machine up very loud. At average volume settings there should be very little, if any, risk of hearing loss. ...Read more

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When I get nervous I get upset stomach gas , gurgle noises and urge to defecate , school exam tomorrow what can I do to stop these issues fast . ?

When I get nervous I get upset stomach gas , gurgle noises and urge to defecate , school exam tomorrow what can I do to stop these issues fast . ?

IBS: May be dietary, Gas-x for gas, ranitidine /prilosec for acid /reflux if you drink a lot of coffee will make you defecate and is acidic, try tea. 1 tablespoon of Maalox/ day may help- though it may promote defecation-it does relax. Get fiber 1 cup oats ,brown rice, lentils or barley a day, Drink 2-3 liter per day. Avoid sodas, alcohol caffeine. f/u/w/doc ...Read more

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How can you sleep through loud noises?

Good question: I live near an airport and wear earplugs at night because I am sensitive to the noise. It helps to some degree. There are machines that produce white noise that may help or make your own (turn on a fan, listen to music). Make sure you are nice and relaxed before getting into bed. Take a bath, drink some sleepytime tea and try to take your focus away from the noise and count those sheep! ...Read more

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Does someone with autism commonly get over loud noise?

Does someone with autism commonly get over loud noise?

Noise sensitivity: It is possible to get over sensitity to loud noises. Those who are most anxious are most susceptable. Cognitive behavioral training may help reduce the anxiety levevel. If necessary some antianxiety medications may also help. ...Read more

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I want to block noise so I can sleep. Buy noise cancelling headphones vs cheap earplugs?

I want to block noise so I can sleep. Buy noise cancelling headphones vs cheap earplugs?

Noise with sleep: Use ear plugs first. They will likely help. Also, try adding a fan, music (i.e., classical), or a machine making noises like the ocean or a stream to cancel out the other. ...Read more

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I have 4 children between the ages 12 to 6 months i'm so busy and tried that i yell allay and get angry at the kids hate to be like this do I need med?

I have 4 children between the ages 12 to 6 months i'm so busy and tried that i yell allay and get angry at the kids hate to be like this do I need med?

Take care of you: Sounds like you are understandably overwhelmed by the demands--try eliminating any chores you can and getting help with the load. Time pressure is the biggest stress we have. You don't want to glue yourself together with meds--try fixing the problem first. ...Read more

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What to do if I have headphones caused noise induced tinnitus?

What to do if I have headphones caused noise induced tinnitus?

Get hearing checked: High level music via headphones can affect the auditory nerve and the tinnitus is part of the picture. Hearing loss is likely already present, and should be checked via an audiogram. Interventions to improve all of this are present at office of otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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How can I keep peace at home when loud noises are hurting me?

How can I keep peace at home when loud noises are hurting me?

Loud noises?: What kind of loud noises do you mean? Someone yelling? People arguing? Loud noises outside your house? Trains? Automobile traffic? Construction? In some cases you might be able to go into a different room and use headphones. If people are fighting in your house, decide whether or not you can intervene safely. If not, perhaps the police can be of help. Your doctor would want to know too. ...Read more

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Do white noise machines affect your hearing when you listen at bedtime?

Do white noise machines affect your hearing when you listen at bedtime?

Maybe: Usually white noise or ambient noise machines help one to tune out distracting sounds and help one to sleep better. If they are fairly loud it could affect your hearing but normally the volume shouldn't be that high anyway. ...Read more

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Does listening to music loudly a lot affect your hearing to get damaged?

Does listening to music loudly a lot affect your hearing to get damaged?

Yes: Even worse is when listening to music with headphones on ; with the music turned up too loudly. ...Read more