misophonia

Undiagnosed Adult Misophonia Social Anxiety

How are social anxiety and misophonia similar? They both change a person’s social life. They’re both invisible. People are likely born with them. And they’re not something children or anybody else talks about. So people don’t usually know what they even are. Some of us born decades ago have undiagnosed adult misophonia social anxiety . …

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Decreased Sound Tolerance: Hyperacusis, Misophonia, Phonophobia

Decreased sound tolerance is when people have a negative reaction to sound. People are most familiar with hyperacusis. But there are 3 types of decreased sound tolerance: hyperacusis, misophonia, and phonophobia. Hyperacusis is from hyperactivity in the hearing system so the person hears sound extra loud that other people don’t hear as loudly. Sound hurts. …

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Hyperacusis and Decreased Sound Tolerance Prevalence Statistics

These evidence-based hyperacusis statistics also include other decreased sound tolerance (DST). DST is when people have a negative reaction to sound. The 2 types of decreased sound tolerance include hyperacusis and misophonia (including phonophia). Hyperacusis is when certain sounds are painful. Misophonia is when certain sounds are hated. Phonophobia is when certain sounds are feared; …

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