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Trick for sensory sentitivities makes things worse


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Hey, so I'm kinda sensitive to lights and sound. Before I even learned that I was (I touhght everyone perceived things the same way I did) and decided to do something about it, these things would just make me feel really tired.

Now I sarted wearing earplugs and sunglasses and it's amazing, I'm a lot more productive and enegised (and therefore happier) now, and I can concentrate a lot better!

However, this made me even more sensitive when I'm not wearing them... now bright lights and loud sounds do not simply irritate me and make me feel tired, they became painful...

Is there anything I can do about it? Like a training of some sort? I really don't want to just take them off and revert back to how I was before... But if there is a better way that won't make my sensitivities worse, I'd gladly use that!

I used to take ADHD meds (I tought I had ADHD before I learned about aspergers) and it was helpful, but only for a while. I really don't like their side effects though, so I'd rather not take them again.

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