Since my earliest memory(age 7) I have been bothered by 'people' sounds(eating, coughing, sniffing, slurping drinks, sucking sweets, hicoughs, false teeth noises, saliva sounds when talking)
Some visual things bother me too,twirling hair,circling foot,biting nails. I say bother me but this has totally ruined my life. I lost my job(I was always off ill due to 'overload' of these noises.I cant sit with people/socialise as all these things are part of everyday life.
Ive seen several psychologists but nothing has helped as they don't have a diagnosis but refer to this has a noise phobia. They made a tape whereby I had to listen to all these things and it has made me worse. I now have to turn certain programmes of the telly because of these noises. Do you think I have SPD, I am desperate for a correct diagnosis and help as my daughter is now displaying the same 'symptoms' although my son does not seem to be suffering to date.