Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.


Hyperacusis: Introduction

Hyperacusis: Excessive sensitivity to everyday sounds. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hyperacusis is available below.

Symptoms of Hyperacusis

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Hyperacusis:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Hyperacusis?

Hyperacusis: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Hyperacusis

Read more about causes of Hyperacusis.

More information about causes of Hyperacusis:

Disease Topics Related To Hyperacusis

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Hyperacusis:

Hyperacusis: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hyperacusis: Animations

Research about Hyperacusis

Visit our research pages for current research about Hyperacusis treatments.

Clinical Trials for Hyperacusis

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Hyperacusis include:

Statistics for Hyperacusis

Hyperacusis: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Hyperacusis, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

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)


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise