Stressed-Out Women May be More Sensitive to Sounds, Karolinska Institute Study  
2/4/2013 7:19:27 AM

Emotionally exhausted women are much more sensitive to sounds when they are stressed, according to a new study. For some of these women, even a normal conversation can be painful, Swedish researchers found. Doctors may need to consider patients' stress and exhaustion levels when treating hearing problems, the study suggests.