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Welcome to my site for Aerophobia. In hopes of trying to provide some helpful information, I have searched the Internet looking for information on Aerophobia (air fear, wind fear, swallowing air fear, airbourne substances fear, air phobia, wind phobia, swallowing air phobia, airbourne substances phobia, fear of air, fear of wind, fear of swallowing air, fear of airbourne substances, phobia of air, phobia of wind, phobia of swallowing air, phobia of airbourne substances, Aviatophobia, Aviophobia, Acarophobia and Anemophobia). Please note I am not a doctor and only provide this site for informational purposes. I hope you will find some benefit in the site. Best wishes! ~Edd~
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What is Aerophobia?

Aerophobia is the fear of air, wind, swallowing air, or airbourne substances. The origin of the word aero is Greek (meaning air or wind) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). Aerophobia is considered to be a specific phobia, which is discussed on the home page. This phobia is sometimes also used to describe the fear of flying, but that phobia is called Aviatophobia or Aviophobia. Aerophobia is also related to Acarophobia (fear of wind) and Anemophobia (fear of air drafts or wind).

What are the causes?

It is generally accepted that phobias arise from a combination of external events (i.e. traumatic events) and internal predispositions (i.e. heredity or genetics). Many specific phobias can be traced back to a specific triggering event, usually a traumatic experience at an early age. Social phobias and agoraphobia have more complex causes that are not entirely known at this time. It is believed that heredity, genetics, and brain chemistry combine with life-experiences to play a major role in the development of phobias. (Wikipedia - phobia).

What are the symptoms?

As with any phobia, the symptoms vary by person depending on their level of fear. The symptoms typically include extreme anxiety, dread and anything associated with panic such as shortness of breath, rapid breathing, irregular heartbeat, sweating, excessive sweating, nausea, dry mouth, nausea, inability to articulate words or sentences, dry mouth and shaking. .

Can I take medicine?

Medicine can be prescribed, but please note that these medications can have side effects and/or withdrawal systems that can be severe. It is also important to note that medicines do not cure phobias, at best they only temporarily suppress the systems. However, there are treatments for phobias, which include counseling, hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, and Neuro-Linguistic programming. Please click on the link at the top of the page called “Treatment Information” to find out more information on these types of treatments.

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Note: If you are going to do a search, some common Aerophobia search terms include Aerophobia, air fear, wind fear, swallowing air fear, airbourne substances fear, air phobia, wind phobia, swallowing air phobia, airbourne substances phobia, fear of air, fear of wind, fear of swallowing air, fear of airbourne substances, phobia of air, phobia of wind, phobia of swallowing air, phobia of airbourne substances, Aviatophobia, Aviophobia, Acarophobia and Anemophobia.

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