What is Hyperacusis?

HYPERACUSIS DEFINED Hyperacusis is the medical term used to describe abnormal and severe discomfort caused by sounds that are tolerable to listeners with normal hearing. The sounds do not have to be loud but can be sounds that are part of the listener’s everyday environment. SIGNS OF HYPERACUSIS Reduced tolerance to sound Increase sensitivity to […]

If You’re Annoyed by Noisy Eating, It May Be Harder to Learn.

If you’re bothered by the sounds of other people chewing, your pet peeve may wreck more than mealtime. Click Here to Read More

Hunting and other shooting sports can damage your hearing.

There’s no way to camouflage this problem: hunting and other shooting sports can damage your hearing. Click Here to Read More

Help for Hearing Loss Caused by Sudden Loud Sounds

If you have ever been exposed to a sudden loud sound that caused your ears to ring and everything sounded muffled for a little bit then consider yourself lucky.  If that sound had been a little bit louder it might have caused changes to your ability to hear that would have been permanent and irreversible. […]

Spinning Class Noise is 9 Times Higher Than Recommended

A study conducted in Boston in the US regarding loud music during spinning classes has found some disturbing results. Click Here to Read More

Do I have to be around loud sounds for years to damage my hearing?

Sounds can be harmful when they are too loud.  Read more to find out how long is too long to be around loud sounds.  Click Here to Read More