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Something happened years ago and am now reminded of it. I haven't talked about it. I have bad dreams and get upset and tingly at sudden loud noises?

Something happened years ago and am now reminded of it. I haven't talked about it. I have bad dreams and get upset and tingly at sudden loud noises?

Therapy will help: There are various approaches to this problem and a therapist should be able to discuss them with you.
Treatment works and you should give it a try. ...Read more

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Sometime I wake up panicked with fast palpitations & feeling anxious. No sudden loud noise or nightmares trigger it, out of the blue. Is this sinister?

Sometime I wake up panicked with fast palpitations & feeling anxious. No sudden loud noise or nightmares trigger it, out of the blue. Is this sinister?

More info: Do the palpitations awaken you or do you awaken with a startle which causes the heart to race? How fast is your pulse when you note the palpitations? How long do they last? Do you also get palpitations on other occasions. A pulse rate of 120 to 150 has more significance than one of 90, for example. A startle reaction may last a minute or 2 as opposed to significant tachycardia. Consult your md. ...Read more

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Today I had a sudden loud ring noise in my ear and as I was sitting my vision became slanted momentarily. I might have been dehydrated. What is this?

Today I had a sudden loud ring noise in my ear and as I was sitting my vision became slanted momentarily. I might have been dehydrated. What is this?

Dehydrated: We don't have enough information as you didn't even provide us with your age let alone any medical or social history. If you think you were dehydrated then be mindful of keeping well hydrated with water during the day. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. ...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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Why does everything suddenly so loud to me?

Volume change: Your hearing aid is not working
Your TV or radio do not have automatic volume control
Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more

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What is the cause why I have loud snoar at. Midnight?

What is the cause why I have loud snoar at. Midnight?

Upper airway obstruc: Snoring is due to obstruction of your upper airway, usually due to some prominence of the soft tissues at the back of your throat as well as relaxation of those muscles when you sleep.

Treatment can be as simple as weight loss or not sleeping on your back, or a medical device called a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine to keep the back of the throat from collapsing when asleep. ...Read more

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Is it possible for migraines to cause loud thoughts?

Is it possible for migraines to cause loud thoughts?

It is possible: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain, stomach nose bleeding, visual and auditory hallucination are common symptoms. This condition must be professionally managed. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could migraines cause loud thoughts?

Please tell me, could migraines cause loud thoughts?

Yes, it is possible: Although recurrent headaches are the mainstay of migraine, a migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. ...Read more

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How bad is it for me to listen to my music really loud?

How bad is it for me to listen to my music really loud?

DEPENDS: dB X length: N.I.H.L. (noice induced hearing loss) is due
to long or repeated exposure to sounds at or above 85 decibels. The louder the sound, the shorter the time period before nihl can occur. Sounds of less than 75 decibels, even after long exposure, are unlikely to cause hearing loss.
Nihl is 100 percent preventable! All individuals should understand the hazards of loud noise. & please protect hearing! ...Read more

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How loud do tinnitus could be?

How loud do tinnitus could be?

Very loud: It can be very very loud, but that only happens in rare instances. ...Read more

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How loud is the murmur from a small vsd?

How loud is the murmur from a small vsd?

Varies: The intensity of the murnur can vary depending on various patient factors, including the precise location of the defect in the wall, the size of the patient, the pressure on the right side of the heart, etc. However, a restrictive vsd will usually produce a prominent murmur. ...Read more

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How can you tolerate a loud! Irritating snore?

How can you tolerate a loud! Irritating snore?

Why tolerate?: Loud snoring can be a sign of more serious medical issues. If someone snores loudly, and is overweight, and/or is tired during the day, they may have sleep apnea. Have the snorer see his/her doctor for further evaluation to determine if further testing is necessary. Don't tolerate loud snoring, as it could be a warning sign. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my intestine is making really loud noises?

Could you tell me why my intestine is making really loud noises?

Without more info...: ...its hard to say how normal or not this may be, but there are a variety of intestinal noises that are considered highly specific for pending obstruction, hypermotility, etc. Only examination can determine the significance of your abdominal sounds and/or symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes loud pop in knee?

What causes loud pop in knee?

Many reasons: The most common and likely cause of cracking/popping in front of the knee is an irritated or early wear of the knee cap cartilage or the surface cartilage of the thigh bone that it rubs. Other causes could include a meniscus tear, plica, patellar tendonitis etc. Some fluid build up in the knee causes cracking. Try therapy, antiinflammatories, ice and sometimes a knee sleeve. See orthopedist. ...Read more

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What causes ringing in the ear from loud noise?

What causes ringing in the ear from loud noise?

Damage to ear: Prolonged and sustained exposure to loud noises like guns, power tools and loud music can damage the very sensitive hair cells in your cochlea that allow you to hear. When these cells start to become permanently damaged then you will start to hear ringing in your ears. Try to protect your ears from this as much as possible with ear plugs and perhaps some of the ringing will decrease or disappear. ...Read more

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M not depressed but I want to cry so loud.

M not depressed but I want to cry so loud.

Sometimes it is: Helpful to let out a good cry (out loud). It can be cathartic. If you need to cry frequently or chronically - it would be worth getting it checked out medically. Tears, like laughter can wash us of our stress. ...Read more

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My foot keeps locking and popping really loud, is that okay?

My foot keeps locking and popping really loud, is that okay?

Locking no: Foot should not "lock up" although I may not understand what that means to you. It is common to hear popping sounds. That is usually from a tendon snapping over a bony prominence. If one of the joints stops moving then it needs to be examined and x-ray by a podiatrist or orthopod ...Read more

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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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Loud music does have an effect?

I think you need: To rephrase your question. Have an effect on what? Are you asking if it is bad for your hearing? If t hat is the question it can. Depending on how loud and how close you are to speakers. ...Read more

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Why am I so sensitive to shouting and loud noises as I age?

Why am I so sensitive to shouting and loud noises as I age?

Lower tolerance.: Your decreased tolerance to noise as you age could be due to a number of factors. You could be less occupied in your mind with other issues and therfore more sensitive to your immediate environment, there could be some emotional changes, and lastly there could be some early dementia. Increased hearing ability is not likely since the opposite usually occurs with aging. ...Read more

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Is a loud strong heartbeat normal?

Is a loud strong heartbeat normal?

Yes: However, if you are concerned simply have your doctor take a listen and do a cardiogram. ...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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Could migraines cause loud thoughts?

Could migraines cause loud thoughts?

Yes, it is possible: Although recurrent headaches are the mainstay of migraine, a migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. ...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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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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Can reading out loud stop my studdering?

Can reading out loud stop my studdering?

Need support: I would think that if you are going to practice reading out loud, that you should do so with a speech coach or professional who has dealt with studdering. I would assume that there are varying ways to help treat studdering, and each case may only work as a custom program. ...Read more

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Can loud music make anxiety even worse?

Surely: Though not specifically so. Negative environmental stimuli can increase your sense of anxiety, and anxiety can make you feel that normal music levels are too loud and magnify its effect to your senses. ...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?

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 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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Why are my bowels always really noisey and loud?

Why are my bowels always really noisey and loud?

Your diet and you: I'll bet the answer lies in the interaction of the food in your diet and it's affect on the bacterial balance of your microbiome. You may want to experiment with a probiotic and/or a prebiotic. Studies suggest our microbiome is as unique to us as our fingerprints! So there is no "one size fits all" recommendation for probiotics. Try a large serving of asparagus and see if you feel better or worse. ...Read more

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Severe migraines. Is loud music the possible cause?

Definitely a trigger: A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition to migraine. External triggers such as weather-related changes, high humidity, high altitude, sensory input such as glaring or flashing lights, sunlight, loud noises, and exposure to odors, head trauma, and stress have all been implicated in migrain ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about my loud breathing symptoms?

Should I be concerned about my loud breathing symptoms?

Maybe: Not sure when you are referring to loud breathing but you could have an airway disorder, nasal polyps, asthma, sleep apnea. Worth getting checked since breathing is pretty important for living. ...Read more

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How does a loud snorer not wake up from the noisy snoring?

How does a loud snorer not wake up from the noisy snoring?

Wake Up Snoring: Loud snorers often do "wake up", but not due to the loudness of the snoring, but due to dropping oxygen in the blood. The wakes don't have to mean fully awake, but more commonly involve tossing and turning, especially if the snoring leads to reduction of airflow for more than ten seconds. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Did I permanently damage my hearing from going to one loud concert?

Did I permanently damage my hearing from going to one loud concert?

Possibly: Extremely loud and high decibel noises can permanently damage the cilia in the ear and permanently damage sound transmission through the ear. Go see an audiologist to determine if that is the case. ...Read more