Hypsiphobia, or the fear of heights, is one of the most common mental health disorders, or phobias, experienced in the world. But what are the causes, symptoms, and possible treatments for hypsiphobia? Continue reading to find out.
Phobias & Fears
Everyone has normal fears and dislikes. Someone may dislike public bathrooms, but they will use them in a pinch if they have to. Phobias are irrational fears that impede daily life. Someone suffering from a phobia of public bathrooms may choose to stay home all the time rather than risk having to use one. Phobias can be caused by a traumatic event or develop from childhood fears. Common phobias include agoraphobia, fear of public spaces; arachnophobia, fear of spiders; claustrophobia, fear of enclosed spaces; and many others. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments of phobias including some more uncommon phobias you may not have heard of.
Tocophobia is an intense fear of pregnancy or childbirth which plagues many women across the globe. Although this lesser-known phobia currently has no definitive cure, there are treatments available to help ease the burden.
Phobias cause intense and usually irrational fear and anxiety. Phobias can interfere with your quality of life and overall ability to function. In addition to your regular medical care, hypnotherapy for phobia may be an effective complementary or alternative treatment in treating your phobia.
Equinophobia is more commonly known as the fear or horses. While there may be many causes of equinophobia, what are the symptoms and treatments of the fear of horses? Continue reading to find out.
Atelophobia is a fear of being imperfect. Find out more about the signs and symptoms of atelophobia – and what causes it.
People develop phobias about many different things, and these fears can be severely debilitating. Find out about some of the most common phobias.
One of the most common fears is water phobia. Water phobia, or aquaphobia, can often stem from a bad experience with water in childhood. It’s certainly an understandable fear but it’s also very inconvenient.
Not everyone thinks clowns are entertaining – particularly people who suffer from an irrational fear of them. What are the causes and symptoms of clown phobia?
Technophobia is the fear of technology, and yes, it is a real disorder. But what are some real life examples of technophobia? What are the causes of this unusual phobia? And in a world of technology, what are the best treatments for technophobia?
Ava refuses the weekly blood tests that the doctor says she needs due to a medical condition. Matt screams whenever he needs to get injections at a checkup. What can their parents do? Read on for some fail-safe parenting tips for kids with needle phobias.
Do you avoid going to the doctor because you are afraid of needles? The name of this fear is called trypanophobia and there are treatments available for this fear. This article breaks down the best treatments used for the fear of needles and injections.
For some people, going to the dentist provokes a slight nervousness, but for others it brings on a full panic attack. An extreme fear of the dentist, known as dental phobia, can prevent people from getting the correct dental care needed for healthy teeth and gums.
Dendrophobia is the fear of trees and many people suffer from this phobia in silence. But it is important that we recognize the causes and signs of dendrophobia so that we can support and help someone to overcome their phobia.