Boarding A Plane For People With Ears That Are Too Sensitive To Hear Sounds / Hyperakuisis?
Can a doctor get a hyperakuisist on a plane?
Good morning, thanks for asking at HealthReplies.com. Hyperacusis is a form of hearing loss in which the sufferer is too sensitive to hearing sounds that are usually heard everyday, so they sound louder and more disturbing than they should be. For example, the sound of taps, the roar of the engine, the crying of babies, the clink of cutlery and so on.
This condition is not known for sure, but is often associated with the following conditions:
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Treatment of this condition depends on the underlying disease, which, if the disease is still not found, so far there has been no special treatment given to patients with hyperakusis. So regarding your question, there is no absolute prohibition for people with hyperacussis to use an airplane. It's just that, maybe he will be disturbed by the sound of an airplane engine or the sound of crying babies on the plane. For this reason, our suggestion is to discuss with the ENT doctor first to get to know the cause of the person's hyperacusis and what ways he can do to make his trip more comfortable, one of which may be using ear plugs. So, hopefully it answers your question.