Tinnitus and hyperacusis therapy specialist unit

Sound Sensitivity

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

1. Having a problem tolerating sounds because they often seem “too loud” to you?
2. Pain in your ears when hearing certain loud sounds?
Examples: loud music, sirens, motorcycles, building work, lawn mower, train stations.
3. Discomfort (physical sensations other than ear pain) in your ears when hearing certain loud sounds?
4. Feeling angry or anxious when hearing certain sounds related to eating noises, lip smacking, sniffling, breathing, clicking sounds, tapping?
5. Fear that certain sounds may make your hearing and/or tinnitus worse?
6. Getting disturbed because of general environmental noise (e.g., noise in your neighbourhood, nearby airports and industrial facilities, distant traffic sound, noisy pipes or cracking noises in the house, air conditioning, etc)?
For Hearing Healthcare Professionals