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  1. frozenborderline


    I have severe hyperacusis. It may be one of my worst symptoms. In past few days it had gotten worse so I'm extra motivated to research it ... but have low energy. Anyway in the past I connected my hyperacusis to brainstem , especially bc I have cci. And brainstem is known to control...
  2. C

    Poll: Has anyone lost their ability to enjoy music

    One of the first things I noticed when I was getting sick is that I don't enjoy listening to music as much as I did back when I was healthy. Music was actually one of the most important parts of my life. I liked playing DJ sets and worked on music production. Trance was the genre I enjoyed most...