Instituto Ganz Sanchez (www.institutoganzsanchez.com.br) has created SOS MISOPHONIA to help people who are embarrassed to warn friends / co-workers that they are making “annoying” noises to the point of compromising concentration, reading, scholar / professional performance of those who have Misophonia (see more details below).
Why are you getting this message?
Because someone close to you would like to communicate that he/she is very uncomfortable with the following noises you produce:
(REPORT THE CHOSEN NOISES)
You can certainly help this person if you reduce and control such sounds! In addition, you might understand that this is a common, but misdiagnosed problem that other people around you may have, even in family.
We made very clear that SOS MISOPHONIA was created to HELP, but sometimes we are victims of bad people. If you do not produce these noise(s), we sincerely apologize and request that you ignore this message.
Learn more… What is Misophonia?
It is an IMPORTANT INTOLERANCE with certain repetitive sounds: people chewing, crunching or sniffing, cutlery touching plates, typing on the keyboard, barking and meows, etc.
Often this nuisance causes uncontrollable reaction of anger, hate, irritability or fear.
It may seem silly, but it is not! This is called MISOPHONIA (miso = aversion; phonia = sounds), it is becoming more and more common and may start in childhood!
These people cannot sleep, concentrate on study / work, or even have a meal together. They are embarrassed to warn their friends or co-workers that they are making “annoying” noises because they know that the problem is theirs. Thus, the quality of life gets worse and worse. They need help.
Why people with MISOPHONIA feel so irritated by repetitive sounds?
So far, the causes are unknown and genetics may be involved. Several studies are being done to better assess the connections of sounds that enter the ear with the brain regions responsible for the emotions (limbic system) and attention (pre frontal cortex).
Is there any treatment for MISOPHONIA?
So far. the main options include sound therapy for desensitization, medications, neurofeedback, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Tanit Ganz Sanchez, MD, PhD
Otorhinolaryngologist especialized in Tinnitus, Hyperacusis and Misophonia
Founder and Director of Instituto Ganz Sanchez
PS: For other information, please visit our website: www.institutoganzsanchez.com.br.
This e-mail was sent by Instituto Ganz Sanchez team through SOS MISOPHONIA in www.misofonia.com.br.