Responses to misophonia

Misophonia affects daily life, but you can learn to manage it. Treatment often involves a multidisciplinary approach that combines sound therapy by audiologists and supportive counseling where coping strategies are emphasized.

To relieve discomfort, you can try a device such as a hearing aid that creates a sound in the ear similar to a waterfall. Noise distracts from triggers and reduces reactions. Other treatments include speech therapy.

Lifestyle also plays a role. Exercise regularly, sleep a lot, and manage stress. You can also wear earplugs and headphones or sit in quiet areas or safe places in the house where no one will make annoying noises.

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