For many of us adoptees this will make sense!
There is a confirmed link between PTSD and noise sensitivity and hyperacusis.
And I don’t mean the loud sounds, startle reflex types of sound.
I mean the real PTSD stressors, like tapping, high pitched sounds, competing sounds, the vacuum cleaner, the lawn mower, kids bouncing balls……..
On bad days – I can literally feel like I want to scream!!!!!!!!!!
It is literally pain in my head.
It’s a not a commonly known one, but I have deep insight into my PTSD symptoms and why – so I researched it.
What Is Hyperacusis?
Hyperacusis is a condition that arises from a problem in the way the brain’s central auditory processing center perceives noise. It can often lead to pain and discomfort.
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