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What is Pediculophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Pediculophobia.  Fear of lice is called Pediculophobia. Lice are tiny parasites that feed on blood. They are usually found in one’s hair and when feeding on blood cause an itching sensation. People fear...

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What is Cancerophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Cancerophobia.  Fear of cancer is called Cancerophobia. Cancer is one of the most feared diseases in the world. People fear it because of the fact that many die if not cured on time. ...

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What is Urophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Urophobia.  Fear of urine or urinating is called Urophobia. Urinating is a natural process where one gets rid of the toxins in their body. People don’t fear urine or urinating normally because it’s...

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What is Dinophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Dinophobia.  A fear of dizziness is called Dinophobia. Dizziness is a sign of weakness or low blood pressure. People are conscious of fainting or being dizzy because the feelings of helplessness they cause...

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What is Xyrophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Xyrophobia.  A fear of razors is called Xyrophobia. Razors are tools, with blades, that are used to shave. People use it to get rid of their unwanted hair. Mostly, it is used by...

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What is Suriphobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Suriphobia.  Fear of mice is called Suriphobia. Mice are rodents. They are not threatening to one until and unless someone mishandles them or causes harm.  Unlike sharks or dogs they don't act aggressively...

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What is Philophobia? (A Summary)

In this blog we will summarize the causes, symptoms and treatment of Philophobia.  Philophobia is an irrational fear of falling in love or being in love. Philophobia is the fear of becoming emotionally connected or attached with another person. The traits of Philophobia are the...

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What is Rhytiphobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Rhytiphobia.  Fear of getting wrinkles is called Rhytiphobia. Wrinkles are mostly seen as a sign of ageing or growing old. They are a part of the natural process within our body. They appear...

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What is Nostophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Nostophobia.  Fear of returning home is called Nostophobia. Home is considered to be a safe haven. It is the place where one seeks comfort in visiting. Normally, people after having a tiring day...

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What is Mechanophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Mechanophobia.  Fear of machines is called Mechanophobia. We live in an era of machines. Nowadays they are a necessity, not a luxury.  Everything today is being controlled using technology and or machines.  People...

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What is Japanophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the causes, symptoms and treatments of Japanophobia. Japanophobia is an irrational fear of Japan, its inhabitants, its culture and the Japanese language. Its opposite is Japanophilia, meaning a love for Japanese culture. It is also known as Nipponophobia. This...

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What is Ambulophobia? (An Overview)

In this blog we will discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment of Ambulophobia.  An intense fear of walking is called Ambulophobia. It is a type of specific phobia which comes under the category of anxiety disorders in the DSM-V. Someone suffering from it will experience...