Heavy Mettle: How Working With Misophonia Led Me to Metallica

Woman is angry and screaming as a wisp of smoke
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Misophonia is a nightmare.

Still relatively unknown outside of the medical community, misophonia is a sound-related disorder that elicits extreme emotional reactions in those affected in response to normal human noise. Each person with misophonia has their own set of triggers; some people are pushed over the edge by the sounds of eating, while others find…