Miss Misophonia

Whether you have Misophonia, love someone with it, or are curious to learn more, this is the place for you. We are all about Misophonia Awareness and Advocacy.

What is Misophonia?

Misophonia is a neurophysiological disorder, sometimes referred to as Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome. People with Misophonia experience extreme negative emotional and physical responses to common sounds. Often these are sounds that most people naturally filter out, such as: breathing, chewing, pen clicking.

Trigger sounds (triggers) cause a fight-or-flight response in the misophone. Their body has a negative physiological response to certain sounds. Symptoms can include: increased heart rate, sweating, increased blood pressure, fear, anger, crying, and more.

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The Window of Tolerance: Expanding Your Ability to Cope with Misophonia Trigger Sounds

If we apply this window of tolerance framework to misophonia we can better understand how to cope with triggers by expanding our window.