Misophonia may cause a reaction to sounds such as dripping water, chewing, snapping gum, or repetitive noises, such as pencil tapping.


People with misophonia can become irritated, enraged, or even panicked when they hear their trigger sounds.


Treatment might involve therapy, antidepressants , or lifestyle recommendations, such as using sound protection or creating "noise-free" zones within living spaces.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017

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