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What Is Misophonia And What Causes It
Batophobia: Batophobia is the abnormal fear of heights or being near objects of great height like skyscrapers or mountains, etc. We don't know precisely what causes phobias, but brain chemicals, genetics, and traumatic experiences all may play a part. Fortunately there are reliable treatments for phobias, if you consult with a psychologist skilled in cognitive behavioral therapy. ...Read more
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HYPOTONIA IN A CHILD: You didn't mention age. Hypotonia refers to abnormally diminished muscle tone, seen commonly in neurologically compromised premature or term infant. It may reflect abnormality in cerebral hemesphere, cerebellum, spinal cord, anterior horn cells, peripheral nerve or muscles. Metabolic and hormonal causes can be also. The infant is floppy.Treatment depends on cause, physical therapy always needed. ...Read more
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Benign nerve growth: A neuroma is a benign tumor or overgrowth of nerve cells which may grow from the nerve or be due to a focal injury. Neuromas can occur anywhere a nerve is. A cervical spine neuroma arises from nerves exiting the spine in the neck region. Many are small, and cause no problem. Larger ones or ones affecting muscle and pain function need evaluation. Your neurologist can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Streptococcus: It is a bacteria, there are different group of this bacteria ( group a, b, c...), some of them can cause pneumonia , sore throat ( strep throat), urinary tract infection etc..., you can get them from someone who is already infected , or breathing droplets(droplets from sneezing, coughing ) that are contains the bacteria, strep can cause , pink eye, meningitis, erysipela, "flesh-eating" infections. ...Read more
A Bacteria: Enterococcus is a genus of gram positive bacteria with multiple species. The bacteria generally live commensally in our intestines. However, there are certain strains that have become resistant to many antibiotics and can cause serious illness and need treatment by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more
HPV is a virus: Hpv is human papilloma virus that can be transmitted during sex. The virus causes pre cancerous conditions of the cervix, vagina, or vulva. Over time, if not treated, these skin changes can develop into cervical or vaginal or vulvar cancer. Many people have hpv but have no symptoms. As of right now there is no medicine to get rid of hpv once it is there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Typhus: There are several kinds of typhus, all caused by organisms in the rickettsia genus. It's transmitted to humans by fleas, ticks, and parasites on the skin of flying squirrels. It's treated with doxycycline. We don't see much typhus in the U.S., but there are occasional cases of epidemic or sylvatic typhus here. ...Read more
Clinical picture: A constellation of behaviors and patterns of thought that tend to run together. Powerful focus on a few narrow intellectual areas. Poor physical coordination. Much difficulty reading and understanding other people. Rapid mechanical speech. The tendency to be a jerk without realizing it is distressing both to the aspie and to others. Focus of rx is on learning to be a diplomat -- can help us all. ...Read more
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Could be...: A muscle spasm, or it could be an injury or tear in the muscle. Either way, if you have significant weakness in a muscle, or loss of range of motion of a joint, can't walk, or can't reach or hold a object in your hand, you should see a doctor without delay. Imple muscle knots or spasms are frequently related to too little or too much stretching of the muscles. Yoga or tai chi may abe helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let me help: Barrett's esophagus is a serious complication of gerd, it does, though, increase the risk of developing esophageal adeno-carcinoma. Usually dose not cause excessive hiccupping. Treatment gred apply her unless we developed malignancy. ...Read more
Can anxiety disorders (like social anxiety)cause misophonia?
or could it be a side effect of Carbamazepine?
Yes and very rarely: Yes, I'd think it quite possible for anxiety disorders to cause extreme discomfort associated w/ sound and, That medications can cause irritability which would make you even more intolerant. Also, in very rare cases hearing oddities can be a side effect - i.,e. pitch perception, ringing, etc. Talk w/ the doctor about it. Best! ...Read more
I think I suffer from misophonia. I hate talking on radio, tv & microphone it makes me want to cry. Im out of work due to migraines. Is tht the cause?
Consult your MD: Misophonia is annoyance of hearing ordinary sounds like people eating, coughing, or - even repetitious movements. They are not typically annoyed by sounds they make themselves. Migraines often include increased sensitivity to sound. Have you noted any symptoms of depression - lack of interest, diminished energy, social retreat, or hopelessness? Crying easily certainly accompanies it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The annoyance of processing unwanted sounds- chewing, swallowing, sounds that lead to situational irritablity are often treated with SSRI;'s ie fluoxitine with partial success. For the most part I hear that persons adjust their environment and lifestyle to minimize these disrractions. ...Read more
Misophonia : Gaining a better understanding about this condition and determining if related to other entities such as ocdp and tourette are important first steps towards effective treatment for you and coping for your loved ones. Regarding it as a possible evolutionary advantage could also be advantageous. Humorous mimicry with those your comfortable with, acupuncture, and talk therapy may also serve helpful. ...Read more
Perhaps: As bith comditions might originate in the cingulate nucleus. ...Read more
I have misophonia of chewing noises my mum doesn't believe it exists but i cant stand chewing noises it drives me crazy how can i treat it?
Eating disorder?: At 19, people readily over/under emphasize certain things and time will recalibrate to reasonable. The more we give names to sensory experiences, the more people latch on to them as a crutch in managing the world around them. Once you recalibrate to disregard noises that are noxious while hearing the sounds that are key to survival and enrich your life, you'll do better overall. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be: Please consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/what-is-misophonia For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Will anxiety meds help "misophonia"? Workplace noises- chewing, tapping, even breathing- make me irate like I need to hurt someone.
Will anxiety meds help with "misophonia"? Workplace noises- chewing, tapping, clicking, even breathing- make me irate like I need to hurt someone.
How can I be diagnosed with misophonia? When ever somone chews w/ mouth open i just want to scream and tell them to shut up or even when they breathe
Misophonia: It sounds like you've diagnosed yourself! with rare disorders it helps to find a support group online who can relate to what you are experiencing and share tips that have worked. A therapist can help you deal with triggers through cognitive behavioral therapy, deep breathing and relaxation techniques. ...Read more
Is being slightly annoyed by certain noises common? You always hear of people disliking sounds like chewing with mouth open, fork on plate, ect. Is there a difference between pet peeve and misophonia?
It's common: Being slightly annoyed by noises is common. If this annoyance disrupts your life or causes conflicts with others you may have a problem which needs to be addressed. ...Read more
Is there anything i can do for misophonia without having to go see a doctor/therapist? When i gave birth to my first son, i started feeling intense rushes of rage and adrenaline (followed by heavy guilt over feeling the rage) upon hearing a wide range of
Hello. : Hello. Selective sound sensitivity or misophonia is sometimes treated with sound desensitiation. Since you don't believe that the medical route is available to you right now, consider becoming a member of the the - selective soft sound syndrome online support group -. The people involved either suffer from misophonia or have loved ones who do and offer both support and suggestions for coping. Take care. ...Read more
Don't really know: The actual cause of adhd is really unknown. Spect scans have been able to show abnormalities in the frontal lobe of those with adhd, but this doesn't explain cause. It is believed to be a chemical, rather than purely a behavioral disorder. Theories on cause are endless from diet, genetics, vitamin deficiency, toxin exposure, fetus development, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
WorkingInternalFears: During sleep, our minds/brains work to both integrate awake experiences into memory &, as part of this, make sense of many issues, correctly or incorrectly, the best we can. Fears, anger & sadness, emotions we typically have the most difficulty with, are commonly repressed while awake; allows function & interaction with others. However, while dreaming, issues are worked on & sometimes remembered. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers