Noise reduction earplugs for noise sensitivity

The world is noisy. From chatter and the sound of the subway on your morning commute, to the sound of traffic on the road outside, and from background noise in your local cafe to children screaming in the playpark… Noise is everywhere.

If you’re sensitive to noise, it can be hard to deal with. Noise sensitivity affects everyone differently. Some people find everyday noises like chewing and slurping that wouldn’t bother other people, completely unbearable. Others are only triggered by loud noises like music concerts, fireworks and sudden shouting.

Whatever type of noise sensitivity you experience, it can make life difficult. You want to live your life to the fullest, but noise anxiety can make it difficult to get out there and face the world.

But what if we told you there was a way you could still experience all the things you love – just at a reduced volume? Earplugs for sensitive ears can help to reduce your symptoms, meaning you can grab every opportunity with both hands.

How Loop Earplugs can support people who are sensitive to noise

Noise sensitivity comes in various forms, from anxiety and panic attacks to discomfort and distress – and it often goes hand-in-hand with other conditions like ADHD, autism and misophonia.

And if you suffer from noise sensitivity, it can be tempting to hide away from the world, and all the noises that you find distressing. But this can actually make your noise sensitivity even worse in the long run.

If you actively avoid noises, your brain can find it even harder to interpret and deal with everyday sounds, making them even more distressing and overwhelming – and that can lead to a cycle of heightened sensitivity, social isolation and anxiety.

Noise sensitivity earplugs can help. Rather than avoiding noisy places, you can wear earplugs when you go out instead, to help build up your tolerance and reduce sensory overload.

If you find it overwhelming to socialise when there’s lots of background noise, earplugs for sound sensitivity can take the edge off. That means you can stay fully engaged with your friends, family and colleagues without feeling anxious or exhausted. And if you find it hard to focus when it’s noisy, whether you’re studying in a cafe or working in an open-plan office, earplugs can help by reducing distracting background noise and helping you to get in the zone.

Sound can be stressful at night too. How many times have you been awake in bed, struggling to sleep because there’s a party in the flat downstairs, traffic outside, or your partner’s snoring like a train? Earplugs can help to minimise noise anxiety, help you get to sleep faster, and ensure you have a better quality of sleep by reducing noise disturbances throughout the night.

Our earplugs for noise sensitivity

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Why Loop Earplugs are your best option

Traditional foam earplugs usually block out noise. That’s not the ideal solution for people with noise sensitivity, as you don’t want to avoid noise completely. The best earplugs for sensitive hearing are designed to filter noise instead of muffling it – which is exactly what Loop Earplugs do.

Loop Experience and Loop Engage filter sound waves instead of blocking them, thanks to a patented acoustic channel and mesh. That means you can still hear everything that’s going on around you, just at a lower volume.

Loop Experience offer up to 18 decibels (SNR) and 7 decibels (NRR) of noise reduction, perfect for finding focus.

Loop Engage have up to 16 decibels (SNR) and 10 decibels (NRR) of noise reduction, and are made with conversation in mind.

And if you’re looking for a better night’s sleep? Choose Loop Quiet, with up to 26.2 decibels (SNR) and 14 decibels (NRR) of noise reduction, made with super soft silicone for all-night comfort.

Reclaim your quality of life

We’ve been busy.

We’ve invented the best earplugs for noise sensitivity out there.

Check out Loop Experience and Loop Engage. Both of these sets of earplugs are designed with noise sensitivity in mind. Each comes with its own unique benefits and innovative design.

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Loop Experience

For extra protection, these earplugs reduce noise by up to 18 decibels.They feature an innovative acoustic channel that works to filter outside noise – making them the ideal noise sensitivity earplugs. But don’t worry – you’ll still hear all the important stuff and sound quality will never suffer.

Loop Engage

Loop Engage are designed with conversation in mind. They offer up to 16 decibels of coverage and are designed to limit the ‘occlusion effect.’ Which is that echoey, head-underwater feeling you get with most earplugs. They’re perfect for reducing anxiety in social situations without impacting your ability to chat and connect. Allowing you to remain present, calm, and focused.

Both of them

° Offer maximum comfort, fitting snugly into all types of ears 

° Come in 4 unique colors 

° Include a handy Carry Case 

  • I wish I had found them sooner!

    I can't imagine not using my Loop Experience Pro again. I struggle with noise sensitivity and distraction from ADHD; there is either not enough sound or too much. Being able to drown out background noise so that I can focus on conversations has been a game changer.  

    Also, wearing them underneath headphones makes them into noise-canceling headphones! You can hear your music perfectly, but no outside sounds!

    - Henrieta D.
  • Amazing earplugs for sound sensitivity

    These are great! And especially nice if you’re bothered by high-pitched sounds.

     Another great thing is that your internal sounds (chewing, breathing) aren’t as amplified as with most earplugs. You can barely tell that you’re wearing them, until you take them out. That’s when you realize how freaking loud everything is without them, haha!

    - Lucas T.
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Frequently asked questions

Can earplugs completely eliminate noise sensitivity?

While earplugs may not fully eradicate your noise sensitivity, they can help to reduce the volume of overwhelming, uncomfortable or distracting noise. By reducing the volume, earplugs can make your noise sensitivity more manageable.

How can using earplugs help in reducing triggers for noise sensitivity?

Earplugs for noise sensitivity reduce the volume of sounds, creating a quieter environment. That can help you to better navigate a noisy world with increased calmness – and decreased anxiety – meaning you’re less likely to experience anxiety and sensory overload from sound triggers.

How long can earplugs be worn to provide relief for noise-sensitive individuals?

Our earplugs are made for all-day comfort. The ear tips are crafted from supremely soft silicone, with a choice of ear tip sizes so you can get the perfect fit for you. Once you’ve got them just right, you should be able to wear them all day long without any issues.

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