Saturday, June 23, 2018

aichmophobia -

Aichmophobia (derived from the Greek aichmo which means spear and phobos which means fear) is an exaggerated and irrational fear of sharp objects, such as needles. Symptoms contained in this phobia sufferer include heart palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness, nausea, trembling and sweating.

This phobia can occur because of a combination of an event or underlying phenomenon, biological, genetic and environmental conditions of a person. Treatment depends on the severity of this phobia. Treatment may include counseling, hypnosis or medication.