February 14th 2021
A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder that occurs due to the fear of certain things or situations and it can be so intense that affects the quality of everyday life.
There are different types of specific phobias, however, most symptoms that occur in response to the fear are similar and include:
The intensity of phobias will vary from person to person, but all forms of phobias can be treated through therapy. The content of this blog does not substitute for diagnosis and treatment from a licensed health professional.
Arachnophobia is a fear of spiders. People with arachnophobia will become extremely anxious at the sight of a spider, having reactions like screaming, jumping, or freezing. People with arachnophobia will avoid places where spiders can appear, refusing to come in close proximity to spiders.
Ophidiophobia is a fear of snakes, people with this phobia will avoid places where snakes may be found and become extremely anxious at the sight of a snake, having specific reactions like screaming, jumping, shaking, or freezing.
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Acrophobia is a fear of heights, people with this phobia are afraid that they will lose their balance and fall whenever they are high off the ground. People with acrophobia experience vertigo and often freeze in place and are unable to move. In most cases, the symptoms disappear when the person returns to ground level. Aerophobia is the fear of flying, people with aerophobia experiencing anxiety and fear whenever they are flying or when simply entering a plane.
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Cynophobia is the fear of dogs, people with this phobia freeze at the sight of a dog and experience intense fear and anxiety. They find it difficult to interact with others who have dogs. Cynophobia usually arises from a negative experience with an aggressive dog, many times as a child.
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Astraphobia is the fear of thunder and lightning, people with this phobia will experience extreme fear and anxiety during storms. People with astraphobia often refuse to leave their homes when a storm is expected.
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How to use Chrysocolla to help with your phobia: one of the simplest ways is to wear it as jewelry, to infuse your aura with its calming energy throughout your day. You can also carry tumbled Chrysocolla in your pocket, or display them in your home to create a calming, peaceful environment in your home.
Trypanophobia is the fear of needles or injections. People with this phobia experience anxiety as a reaction to procedures requiring needlesticks - getting a shot or getting their blood drawn. People with this phobia often experience dizziness or even faint as a reaction to these procedures and try to avoid medical care whenever it's possible.
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Social phobia or social anxiety disorder is a fear of social situations, and people with this phobia are extremely afraid of social interactions. People suffering from a social phobia will avoid social situations, often refusing to leave their homes. People suffering from social anxiety disorder are afraid of being embarrassed in front of others or judged by others.
Charoite releases deep-seated, irrational fears, its calming energy can help to ease compulsions and obsessions. Charoite can be useful for anyone who feels alienated from society, suffers from loneliness and anxiety as a result of this. It is a very soothing stone that can be used to release negativity, insecurities, and irrational fear.
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Agoraphobia has several definitions it is known as the fear of leaving home alone, fear of crowds, or fear of having a panic attack in public. People with this phobia feel that places outside of their home as unsafe. People with agoraphobia try to avoid situations such as traveling on public transportation, standing in crowded places, visiting a mall, or even being in crowded open spaces.
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