MRIs are dangerously noisy, so if you are scheduled for one and are concerned about your hearing health, ask for ear plugs and ear muffs.
Tune into The Today Show this Friday to see a segement on Cindy Redmond, a young girl who developed hyperacusis after a misguided attempt at teaching manners went very wrong.
Noise sensitivity is all in your head--and this report proves it: Finnish study shows brain differences in people with noise sensitivity.
Millions of Americans don't protect their ears from noise, creating a generation burdened with hearing loss and more. Dr. Daniel Fink wonders if people would be motivated to protect their hearing and fight for quiet if they knew that noise caused hearing loss, tinnitus, and hyperacusis--none of which can be cured.
A sobering article on a severe form of hyperacusis: When even soft noises feel like a knife to the eardrums. Joyce Cohen writes about hyperacusis and pain.