I Have Hyperacusis

A Hyperacusis anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Hyperacusis. You're not alone. 26 People

    I forget what it's like to be able to listen to

    music with headphones ;-; Everyday life is painful.....curse you ear/sinus infections that caused this !
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    1 Response Feb 19, 2015

    Hi, i'm new in here i have had the hyperacusis

    symptoms all my life, i'm 23 years old but i have noticed that it has been getting even worse the last 8 years; i cannot share room with anyone, i prefer to eat alone, i go crazy when someone very close to me make some certain noises, my boyfriend is going crazy, cuz i tend to...
    seriouslyshutupplease seriouslyshutupplease
    22-25, F
    Jun 1, 2014

    A Prisoner Of Hyperacusis

    I have been afflicted by Hyperacusis for years. In the last ten years the situation has worsened and I simply have no life. In addition to the suffering itself I have developed unbearable anxiety- fearing that noise will hurt me again. My life revolves around that issue. I was...
    ornaaaaa ornaaaaa
    70+, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2013

    Can You Hear Me Now

    I have had this problem for perhaps 30+/-. Sudden noises disturb me greatly and knock off my equilibrium. When my hearing is disturbed the resultant issues continue throughout the day and then sometimes even the following day. I guess I get sensitized and this is what causes...
    rdruffing rdruffing
    1 Response Nov 2, 2012

    Everyone Says "Just Wear Earplugs"

    It's so simple to people that don't have it. For me it consumes every minute of my life. All I can think about is noise - how to avoid it, make it go away, being afraid of it, not knowing when it is going to start, how long it will last. Being a prisoner.
    starlily15 starlily15
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Sep 29, 2013

    Finally Have The Reason

    I do not want to go deep into my story about what may have caused my hyperacusis but I will just list them, and I will say when I became aware of the extreme noises. I am a 54 year old female. Past: In the army, I had a nervous breakdown Was accidently hit and knocked back on the...
    Bubble51 Bubble51
    51-55, F
    Jul 2, 2013
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