Joyce Cohen is a journalist who covers topics relating to hyperacusis related problems. This thread is designed to keep us up to date with Joyce's reports on topics such noise induced pain, the dangers of loud noise and how little is known about the inner ear's biology. When everyday sound becomes torture (article on noise induced pain) https://www.buzzfeed.com/joycecohen/noise-kills-when-everyday-sound-becomes-torture Joyce's own personal story of living with noise induced pain https://abcnews.go.com/Health/quest-silence-living-wth-hyperacusis/story?id=22284805 How a mom's kiss to a baby's ear can cause hearing loss Article was written by Joyce but published under the wrong name https://www.nbcnews.com/healthmain/innocent-kiss-deaf-can-cause-permanent-hearing-loss-591238 MRIs can cause permanent hearing loss and noise induced pain https://people.com/health/texas-woman-mri-ear-damage/ Another article warning about hearing loss, tinnitus and noise induced pain https://www.houstonchronicle.com/ne...o-do-a-lifetime-of-damage-to-your-6562194.php Another article warning about noise induced pain and how it can cripple one's life https://thequietcoalition.org/sobering-article-severe-form-hyperacusis/ Children who use kiddie headphones are prone to hearing loss and noise induced pain https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/21/parenting/children-headphones-hearing-loss.html ___________________ The take home message from all of this, is the serious damage that loud noise can do to the cochlea. This damage is currently irreversible and the medical world knows very little about it. Her reports are paving the way in the right direction for painful hyperacusis sufferers. She has done a huge amount for this community.