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Why do loud noises frighten me?

Why do loud noises frighten me?

Increased startle: Sometimes an increased startle response can be related to anxiety, previous trauma and may be a feature of post traumatic stress disorder. ...Read more

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I have stafy noise all the times ?

I have stafy noise all the times ?

Time to see a doctor: It is not normal to have a stuffy nose all the time. Many people get allergies, colds, sinus infections, etc., but not "all the time". A primary care doctor or an ENT (otolaryngologist) can evaluate to see what the problem is, and start some treatment. Some people have a deviated septum. Other people may have non-allergic rhinitis, where they seem to have nasal allergies but are negative on tests. ...Read more

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Why am I so sensitive to noise?

Noise snesitivity: Sensitivity to noise can be normal or could be due to issues affecting the nerve or muscles controlling the bones in the ear. See a regular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How does a white noise app work?

How does a white noise app work?

White noise: It produces white noise, which is noise just below the threshold of what we usually hear. It can be used to help muffle noise, so you can sleep. It also can help people who have ringing in their ears. ...Read more

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Can loud noises hurt my unborn baby?

Can loud noises hurt my unborn baby?

Unlikely to be a pbm: Your unborn baby is protected from the loud noises of the world by a wall of water. S/he does hear heartbeats & bowel sounds all the time & may hear outside music or noise;however, the buffering done by the water is quite protective. ...Read more

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How can you sleep through loud noises?

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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How do I know if I have noise anxiety?

How do I know if I have noise anxiety?

Anxiety: No idea what noise anxiety is but it could be a sensory issue. Try checking out sensory integration issues online to see if that fits. ...Read more

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Why does loud noise give me headaches?

Why does loud noise give me headaches?

This is common: Many people with headache disorders are sensitive to loud noise. Loud noise can intensify existing headaches or cause new ones. The physiologic mechanisms are not fully understood. Changes in air pressure from sound waves is part of the cause but probably not the whole answer. ...Read more

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Whats that noise when i lay on a pillow?

Whats that noise when i lay on a pillow?

Is there: A deflation sound when pressure from your body forces air out of it? ...Read more

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Can my eardrums be damaged by loud noises?

Definitely: Loud noises can involve sound energy sufficient enough to damage the eardrum. Not sure why you ask, but if suspected worth a visit to a doctor to have a look. ...Read more

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Is it safe to be around loud noises at work?

Not if regularly : Without proper protection regular exposure to loud noise is not good. ...Read more

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How can I stop making a noise when I orgasm?

How can I stop making a noise when I orgasm?

Noise: Making noise when having sex or an orgasm is a normal physiologic event and is your way of exhibiting pleasure. Not everyone makes noise as there are many different ways of exhibiting sexual joy and satisfaction. Trying hard to stop the noise making will distract from the pleasure and you may feel half satisfied. ...Read more

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Can white noise at the work place be harmful?

Possibly: Any noise, if loud enough, can cause hearing loss. More information would be necessary to conclusively answer your question. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration may be a resource for you. ...Read more

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What can cause a weird noise with bronchitis?

What can cause a weird noise with bronchitis?

Wheezing?: Where is the noise coming from? Wheezing can cause a high pitched, musical type of noise in your chest, especially during exhalation. Does it get louder when you take a deep breath and exhale fast and hard? If so, it is likely wheezing! see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can I use to make white noise in my room?

Cheap: You can try simply tuning a clock radio between stations, at a very low volume. There are other options, but this one is free. ...Read more

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4 y/o child with noise bleeding withou any hurt?

4 y/o child with noise bleeding withou any hurt?

It happens: Nasal irritants, be it dust/smoke/fragrance/cleaning fumes/etc.All trigger a reaction in the nasal linings of a small kid.This leads them to itch/pick whether conscious of it or during light sleep.Often these kids wake to a bloody pillow. Nasal saline gel before bed and nasal washout with saline rince can avoid the problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal for neck to make noise when turned?

Is it normal for neck to make noise when turned?

Common yes, normal -: No. It indicates you most likely have arthritis in the neck. Its very common, and most of us in our 40's plus get it readily. As long as there are no other symptoms, you'll learn to live with it. ...Read more

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How do I keep loud noises from driving me crazy?

How do I keep loud noises from driving me crazy?

Headphones: During the noises, you could wear noise cancelling headphones like hunters wear when shooting guns, where all you hear is silence, which are often found in sporting goods shops. Also go to your primary doctor you may have anxiety. ...Read more

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