Because of this, you may be sensitive to noise if you’re clairaudient. Too much noise stimulation makes me feel like I am going to crawl out of my skin, so I actively seek quiet environments. It doesn’t mean you’re crazy. This may sound odd, but I have conversations in my head pretty much all day! I was really sensitive to comments by other kids and how they perceived me and would get upset very easily. Anxiety was my constant companion throughout my school days and later became apparent in the workplace too. The degree to which we are affected by a loud noise will be inherent in our biological make up. Again- not all HSPs or Bipolar sufferers are Empaths, but there is the possibility and if I can point this out to even one person who thinks wow, that’s me, then I’ll be very happy. This may sound crazy, but my head is extremely sensitive. After these incidents I usually recover after about one or two weeks. But not this time.
My family think im crazy because they dont smell like me. But I can handle noise when I’m in the right mood. You’ve been told all your life you are too sensitive, overly emotional, or wear your heart on your sleeve. I was crazy with fear, but what for, him getting hurt driving, not getting engaged No I knew it was my Dad! I called at 1:30 he was dead from a massive heart attach and brain hemmorage! He died eating Christmas Eve dinner his most relished holiday! I have premanisons like that ever so often I hate it, I cry when others say goodbye at airports, I raise horses and love them and labs, elaphants are especially sensitive social animals and cry, I am hurt very easily, I have 4 brothers who could care less to communicate even thou I’ve lived 1,000 miles away for 40 years they never once visited me! Now my mother is dieing but no one calls me about her health. I couldn’t get her out of my mind, nor could I get the pain in my head to stop. Noises.. especially smacking, gum popping absolutely drive me crazy. Especially smacking, gum popping absolutely drive me crazy.
All my life people told me, You’re too sensitive, so intense, you’re just so emotional. And, it is so easy to just stay at the top, to stay in my head with it. Your sensitive nervous system can pick up on other people’s emotions, the weather, lighting, sounds, smells, and more. About 70 of HSPs are introverts, but there are some highly sensitive extraverts. I’m extremely sensitive to other people’s moods; when someone is angry, judgmental or irritated, those emotions come through my skin and into my cells, making me even more uncomfortable. Too much noise, too many smells, too many people. It gets pretty crazy around our small house- especially during rainy season, lol. Most people can effortlessly filter and sort an impressive amount of noises and visual inputs simultaneously, tuning them in or out according to their relevance.
Sensory overload in the form of noise sensitivity can be a mental health trigger. I’ve had numerous panic attacks from loud music below me (that is on low but sounds like it’s right in my apartment) people above me waking me up and keeping me up at crazy hours. My head pounds. I anticipate when it will happen next it sends me spiralling into severe fits of anxiety and panic attacks. People can be allergic to coffee, tea, and energy drinks. There is a fine line between what would be called caffeine sensitivity and what would be called caffeine allergy, but overall we re dealing with the body not being able to correctly process the caffeine molecule, so whether it s called sensitivity or allergy is up for debate. 45 minutes ago) my head starts to get very heavy and numb also my neck. it is still happening. If you’re a Highly Sensitive Person like me, or an Empath, you will be very aware of who sucks your energy and when. Many people claim that visualizing protective light/energy shields around them helps to deflect psychic fatigue, and maintain a neutral and calm state of mind. ‘Would you like me to open it for him too? I should have been more sensitive. Look, I realise this may sound crazy, but I’m going to head out for a while. I probably sound crazy but I feel like when I am subjected to these noises it is the only thing I can hear. Before, most sounds I would try to just block out in my head by thinking of a song or something. I need to breath or something. lol May God helps us all not to go crazy. I am extremely sensitive to machine noise, I cannot bear loud television or radio and loud music through walls I don’t know if I have this but I also have tinnitus so have a constant noise anyway I get hot and anxious can’t concentrate and want to get away from the noise as quickly as possible. Don’t know if it is something you would want to try, but it might be worth it. My husband knows about my extreme dislike of the noise and stops himself from tapping, or if he does he immediately says sorry and stops. Worst of all my wife, doesnt even chew with her mouth open, just makes lots of eating noises like she has a hollow head, sounds crazy I know believe me, but I will lean way over in my chair and actually pretend to be resting my head on my hand when in fact I’m jamming my head/ear against hand to not hear her. I’m sensitive to eating sounds and discovered in the course of that week that I can trigger myself.
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I can hear the smallest chewing sounds someone makes and it drives me crazy. An interesting, but also incredibly unnerving hearing symptom of Lyme Disease. The voices from others, as well as the voice of the person who has Lyme Disease, may sound like a robot’s voice. The sensitivity is usually short lived and not a constant bothersome symptom, but there are extreme cases where a person’s hearing can become and remain extremely sensitive. So while a newborn baby can hear up to about 20,000 Hz, very few adults can. At age 31, my hearing stops somewhere around 13,000 Hz. There are a few sites out there to test your hearing, so I’ve stolen some sound files to allow you to find where yourhearing, approximately, cuts out. I can hear the 12,000 Hz tone but not the 14,000 Hz one. In other words, people with better hearing are also more sensitive to these ultra-high-frequency sounds, and are more likely to find them painful! ‘I’d spend days with my ear up to the fridge or the boiler trying to find the source. Known as ‘The Hum’, this sensitivity can, in extreme cases, result in headaches, depression and even, in one instance, suicide. The fact that the sound disappeared when she left home convinced Helen it wasn’t tinnitus or caused by anything else inside her head. ‘The sound is always there, but I’ve learnt to live with it.
We lived together and were living very separate lives, Steve added. Being unable to think clearly is just as stifling as it sounds. When you feel disconnected or just plain out of it, it might not be all in your head. Additionally, most of my patients with gluten sensitivity have an adrenal hormone imbalance, and this becomes exacerbated for patients during menopause (source). I love reading aloud to my kids, but talking all day drains every drop of my energy. Anne is a certified bookworm and homeschooling mom to 4 crazy kids. It sounds like because you’re concerned and stumped that a professional evaluation could be very helpful, if nothing else than to put your mind at ease. It’s a gentler treatment of highly sensitive people, and her descriptions of the highly sensitive child’s formative years will sound familiar to you based on your own personal history. That may be a snarky way of saying it, but it is true in certain cases. The same scientist who gave strong proof for gluten sensitivity a few years ago now says it might only be in your head. Gluten triggers really bad symptoms in people with Celiac disease. My roommates’ verbal escapades were competing with the voices for my attention. But my interest was sparked. I thought for a long time that I was weird and that maybe it was all in my mind, but I’m glad to know that others out there experience the same thing. I do not mind really, because I still enjoy these orgasm without sex. This may sound strange, but I am only 13 and I can make myself orgasm just by focusing on a certain thought. My uterus actually feels sore and sensitive right now and keeps contracting. I know I am extremely sensitive to noise especially loud noises. I have to say some loud noise can bother me sometimes, but I also enjoy rocking out to music like your husband did, Barb. Even softer sounds bug me like hearing someone clip their nail drives me crazy! It seemed to have a relationship to my head trauma. My Dentist did once say I have sensitive teeth but also said I should only be suffering short sharp pain after eating something cold/hot and that the pain should subside seconds after. I know this sounds crazy, but if you look at pictures of the TN nerve, you can understand. Dallas, I too have 1 specific sensitive tooth lower left. My Father suffers head pain which is down to his Arthritis, it effects his eyes and ears. But what are obsessive thoughts and how can one handle obsessive thoughts. Like that I’m overly sensitive to other people’s reactions to me. It’s really obsession. I’m writing in my head, and not anything else, but the sound in my head is like a large group of people speaking in unison. I am mostly deeply depressed with a crazy anxiety, mood, OCD thing.