Misophonia is when you respond strongly to certain noises that others might not notice. On the mild end, even quiet sounds may easily bother you. In more serious cases, hearing people chew, cough, sneeze, and do other normal things can disgust or anger you and make you want to flee.Is Your Brother to Blame?

Is Your Brother to Blame?

Possibly! Many people with misophonia react to sounds only from a specific person. So your mother humming to herself or a cubicle co-worker chowing down at lunch may regularly send you into a rage.

Possible Causes

Misophonia often happens along with conditions like obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety problems, or Tourette’s syndrome. Experts aren’t sure if these mental or neurological disorders might be the underlying culprits of misophonia. But they do  suspect at least some connection.

Read more about Misophonia in my next post.