A Misophonia blog featuring stories from misophonia warriors, misophonia treatment providers and the founder of MisoMatch.
MisoMatch is a platform that brings together not just misophonia sufferers, but also those who live with us, treatment providers and tech solution creators. Together, we can work for a better life and to raise awareness of misophonia and its challenges.
If you want to contribute to the blog, please send us a message via the Contact page. We want to profile approaches to treat misophonia whether they are told from a researcher, a clinician or a patient’s point of you. We also want to hear of difficult situations, misophonia challenges or funny stories. As long as it has to do with misophonia, we’re all about it!
Dear, Misophonia. You Make Me Sick: A Short Poem
Dear, Misophonia. You Make Me Sick: A Short Poem by guest blogger Emily Steinbach
I have misophonia, and it’s my superpower
Blog contributor Shane Fame Alexander is a podcast host based in London, Ontario Canada. His latest podcast, Fight or Flight, tells the story of his battle with misophonia. Read Shane's insights on how to view misophonia.
Coping Tip for Misophonia #1
Misophonia is a tricky disorder. Depending on the severity level, it might only rear its ugly head in certain situations or constantly throughout the day. While there is no cure and no medication (fingers crossed that it WILL happen one day), there are a few things we can do to help ourselves, especially if we […]
CBT and Misophonia
CBT treatment addresses cognitive, behavioral and physical components of Misophonia. Challenging distorted thoughts helps reduce the intensity of negative emotional responses to an offending sound. Developing new coping strategies to reduce anticipatory anxiety helps to increase tolerance and reduce negative avoidant behaviors. Introducing daily meditation and exercise lowers overall stress. Although there is more work needed, CBT case studies and research reveal significant and enduring gains made by individuals struggling with Misophonia.
Experts Reach Consensus Definition of Misophonia
A panel of experts has reached a consensus for a definition of misophonia that will help researchers and clinicians find new diagnostic tools.
One Misophonia Warrior’s Treatment Experiences
Michael Fredrick Lawrence shares his personal quest for a misophonia treatment over the years. Read about the various things he tried to cure misophonia and what worked and did not work for him. Thank you Michael for making this extensive list available for others!
My Best Friend Has a Condition Called Misophonia and I Gave Her a Cuckoo Clock for Christmas
My Best Friend Has a Condition called Misophonia and I Gave Her a Cuckoo Clock for Christmas and Talked While Eating. Read story on MisoMatch.
Why I Started MisoMatch
Why a misophonia sufferer started MisoMatch, an international platform connecting misophones locally to provide solutions to each other