Hyperacusys

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So, my daughter developed hyperacusys
Now I'm reading 2 opinions, so I'm not really sure what to advise her

Is it best to try to retrain the brain? Like @bctjr1993 is advising in this thread ?
https://forums.phoenixrising.me/threads/my-cure-for-sound-sensitivity.60645/
or is it best to stay away from noise as far as possible, like her GP advised her. And this comes from a GP with MECFS knowledge

I think the former is best, but the opinion of the GP matters in this case and I don't want to make the wrong choice in advising her
 

wabi-sabi

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I stay as far away from noise as I can. I use noise cancelling headphones to sleep. They are a life saver. For me, noise/light sensitivity increases when I am crashed and decreases when I'm not. Getting out of a crash means, as you know, resting.

You cannot retrain a broken brain anymore than you can retrain a broken leg. Both need rest and healing, which for brains means as little sensory stimulation as you can.

Here's a link for brain injury and PTSD that gives a good description. It emphasizes brain rest. https://www.brainline.org/article/recovering-mild-traumatic-brain-injury
 

panckage

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hyperacusys has been bad for me when construction has been occurring. When the construction finished it got much better. This has happened twice now