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Why do loud noises frighten me?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Increased startle

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

In brief: Increased startle

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