For most people, every day sounds range from unnoticeable to mildly annoying, but for those with a rare hearing disorder called “hyperacusis,” they can be unbearably painful. Hyperacusis causes the brain to misinterpret or exaggerate the vibrations received from the ear, generating a reaction to a sound that differs from others hearing the same sound. Something as innocuous as a running faucet or boisterous conversation is painfully loud to those with hyperacusis. This can result in depression, anxiety, and the desire to avoid social interactions and public places. It may also cause loss of balance or seizures. Hyperacusis is usually due to head injuries, inner ear damage, viral infections, Lyme’s disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, certain medications, or epilepsy.
If you have questions about hearing problems and deficits, hearing instruments, or hearing evaluations, or if you just need to talk to a hearing aid specialist about the state of your hearing, we want you to know you are always welcome at ABSOLUTE HEARING SOLUTIONS. Perhaps you have a hearing aid that you don’t wear because it did not live up to your expectations. If so, bring it to us and let us take a look. It may be that a simple adjustment or a switch in styles is all it will take to bring your hearing abilities up to maximum capacity.
P.S. While hyperacusis is a hearing disorder, it does not necessarily affect one’s ability to hear and often occurs in people with normal hearing.
If you and or a loved one are experiencing problems with your ears or hearing, please call 614-654-4309.
To schedule a comprehensive hearing exam, please call ABSOLUTE HEARING SOLUTIONS today at 614-654-4309. Our professional hearing experts bring modern hearing testing, economical digital hearing aids and satisfaction guarantees to the next level! Our office is located at 1000 Morrison Rd., Suite H, Gahanna, Ohio. We provide clients with hearing exams, high-quality digital hearing aids, and personalized hearing services you can trust.
Many of our patients have discovered that traveling to Gahanna was worth their drive. We beat competitor's pricing by 30% -70%, we have the top ten leading hearing aid brands, we have the top speech and hearing testing equipment in the state, we use speech mapping to maximize hearing aid performance, and we put our customers first. Come and see why patients are willing to make the drive to invest in their hearing. We look forward to hearing from you.
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