The word: Hyperacusis

日期:2019-03-02 03:08:01 作者:包啷皇 阅读:

IMAGINE waking up one day to find that the world has become louder. Sounds that once were tolerable – running water, footsteps, a ringing phone – are suddenly deafening. It’s as if someone has turned up the volume. You want to run and hide but it follows you everywhere. “To a sufferer, even the sound of their own voice can be intolerable” This is the world experienced by sufferers of hyperacusis – literally, excessive sensitivity to normal sounds. It can range from an annoyance to a completely debilitating disorder. Sufferers don’t have better hearing than everyone else; rather,