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Why am I so sensitive to shouting and loud noises as I age?
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Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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