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What does it feel like to have hyperacusis?


If you have hyperacusis, sounds may feel painful or startling.

This may make you feel angry, distressed or anxious. You may find yourself panicking when you try to get away from the sound.

You may find that after being exposed to an uncomfortable sound, the discomfort continues for a time afterwards and becomes worse if you hear the sound again.

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