Hyperacusis: Excessive sensitivity to everyday sounds.
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Definitions of Hyperacusis:
An abnormally disproportionate increase in the sensation of loudness in response to auditory stimuli of normal volume. COCHLEAR DISEASES; VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES; FACIAL NERVE DISEASES; STAPES SURGERY; and other disorders may be associated with this condition.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Hyperacusis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Hyperacusis, or a subtype of Hyperacusis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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