Hearing Health

About Hyperacusis

The term hyperacusis describes the experience of an increased sensitivity to everyday sounds.

People experiencing hyperacusis can report these sounds as being uncomfortably loud and impacting on daily life. Following medical consultation, therapy for hyperacusis can be offered.

Management strategies may include:

  • Explanation of hyperacusis and individual experiences.
  • Counselling.
  • Sound therapy
  • De-sensitisation programme
  • Relaxation training.