Adults with Sensory Processing Disorder SPD feel assaulted by the world and all of its ticking clocks, buzzing lights, and strong perfumes. If everyday sounds and textures feel unbearably distracting, read on to learn about the signs and symptoms of SPD in adults. Itchy tags may be unbearable. Loud music intolerable. Perfume simply sickening.
Coping Strategies for Severe Sensory Overload, Part 1 | ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Self-Help
Well, yes. It is a kid thing. But if you are a highly sensitive person HSP , sensory overstimulation is something you deal with for your whole life. Even as an adult. The word overstimulation first entered my consciousness roughly seven years ago with the arrival of my oldest daughter.
Link above and in sidebar. C ome on, you know the drill. You have scores of things going-on — simultaneously, no less. Can we once and for all recognize and accept that?
Multiple conversations going on in one room, flashing overhead lights, or a loud party can all produce the symptoms of sensory overload. Anyone can experience sensory overload, and triggers are different for different people. Sensory overload is associated with several other health conditions, including autism , sensory processing disorder , post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD , and fibromyalgia. Your brain functions like a beautiful, complicated computer system.