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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Hyperacusis

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How to know if I have hyperacusis?

How to know if I have hyperacusis?

Noise reaction: If you have hyperacusis, sound will be magnified and irritating. There will be little question of your sensitivity if you possess it. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sensitive Hearing (Definition)

Hyperacusis (sensitive hearing) is a clinical finding in which a person is more sensitive to hearing sounds, making louder ...Read more


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What to do if i suffer from hyperacusis. I'm sick of it and i need help?

What to do if i suffer from hyperacusis. I'm sick of it and i need help?

Problem within ear: This can be secondary to issue with facial nerve which enervates a muscle within the inner ear via the chorda tympani branch. See an otolaryngologist for further help. ...Read more

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Can hyperacusis (experienced by bell's palsy sufferers) be simulated?

Hyperacusis: Hyperacusis (hypersensitivity to sounds) can be caused by many conditions. I am not sure what you mean by simulated? ...Read more

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Pain relief for hyperacusis?

Hyperacusis: You may try ear plugs. You hearing will always be sensitive. If it is too sensitive, an otologists will be able to put some tissue over the oval window and round window to dampen the noise. This will help the noise not seem so loud. Good luck. Feel better! ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of hyperacusis?

NO short answer:: Hyperacusis is a subjective intolerance to sounds. Sorry to say may be due to anxiety. A comprehensive audiogram for evaluation of hearing, and an evaluation for tinnitus and misophonia(hypersensivity to sounds) can be done by an audiologist then evaluated by and ent. ...Read more

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If my hyperacusis gets treated, will the light headedness go away?

If my hyperacusis gets treated, will the light headedness go away?

Probably not: These symptoms may or may not be related and are non-specific. Hyperacussis or intolerance to loud noises is usually an inner ear symptom whereas light headedness is more central, that is, for example decreased oxygenation to the brain. It is important to know that light headedness is not a symptom of inner ear disease, whereas true vertigo (spinning) is. Check blood pressure and r/o anemia. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for hyperacusis?

What are some treatments for hyperacusis?

Tranquilzers: Possibly a minor tranquilizer of ssi might be of help, but a skilled audiologist may also be able to suggest non-medical treatment. ...Read more

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I have hyperacusis, mostly with high tones and s-like tones. Can these tones actually damage my ears (even at low volumes)?

I have hyperacusis, mostly with high tones and s-like tones. Can these tones actually damage my ears (even at low volumes)?

Depends: Finding the reason for your decreased sound tolerance is important to determine if excess exposure to sounds will lead to damage. Usually there is no risk for damage from normal levels of sound exposure even if the sounds are perceived as loud. A thorough audiological evaluation will determine the nature and possibly the cause of your sound sensitivity. From there your question can be answered ...Read more

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What are tinnitus and hyperacusis?

What are tinnitus and hyperacusis?

Tinnitus / Hyperacus: Tinnitus is a sensation of a sound in the ears or the head. Hyperacusis indicates extreme sensitivity to sounds. ...Read more