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. 25 People

    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

    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

    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 !
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 19, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    26-30, F
    Jun 1, 2014
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