Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome (Misophonia) is RUINING My Life!

Patient : I have been diagnosed with Misophonia or Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome (4S). My life is becoming overwhelmed by this problem - my work is affected, my friends are annoyed, I can't manage a relationship, and my anxiety is off the charts. I HAVE to find a way to handle this or fix this or work with it, something. I see both a psychiatrist and a therapist and this is not something they handle. What are the treatment options for Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome? Who can offer this treatment?
Doctor :   Misophonia or 4s is a very poorly understood or defined condition. Misophonia occurs when a particular noise causes some one to become irrationally angry, anxious, or upset; even to the point of rage in some individuals. Currently there is no known cure for Misophonia, though some patients have found Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to be of use, a good diet and exercise helps reduce stress and monitoring your thought process seems to help as well. It is best that you see a well experienced audiologist and a psychologists to create new approaches to improving and managing misophonia.

Related Q&A

Q: I have a tailors bunion on my right pinky toe. It is extremely painful wearing certain types of shoes. If I choose to...

Q: Children high cholesterol, high lipo A. What type of doctor we should visit and what thype of treatment?

Q: I had my implant removed a week ago i have been very ill when i had it taken out i am still a bit poorly how long unt...

Q: I have peyronies I can stil have erection there is No pain and just the erection is les strong and is swiftly to the ...

Q: Hi I have been suffering from ache and tingling in my left arm. I get weakness and pain in my forearm when trying t...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon

CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews