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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

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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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Pain relief for hyperacusis?

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?

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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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

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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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Is there a kind of hyperacusis for seeing things instead of hearing things?

Is there a kind of hyperacusis for seeing things instead of hearing things?

Yes.: While hyperacusis technically refers to oversensitive hearing often resulting from damage to the auditory network as with meniere's disease, individuals with such conditions as migraines or lyme disease can experience similar phenomena involving the ocular system. ...Read more

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Whenever I do laundry my hyperacusis flares up. I become extra sensitive to sounds.What can I do? Any soap you recommend?

Loud noise: Is the cause the soap or is it the loud noise of the laundry machine that bothers you ear? It sounds like its probably the noise. A visit to an ENT doctor should answer the question. The typical treatments for hyperacusis, called retraining therapy, can be very helpful. ...Read more

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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