Emetophobia - The fear of being sick
Treating the fear of vomiting in the Blackmore Vale, Blandford Forum, Shaftesbury and Sherborne area.
Using hypnosis in Dorset in the treatment of emetophobiaEmetophobia (the fear of being sick) is one of the most commonest phobias. If you suffer from emetophobia just the thought of sickness, people vomiting, being around others that are sick or ill will be enough to send you into a panic.
So what is emetophobia?
Emetophobia is the irrational fear of being sick thus avoiding any situations that may lead you to vomit or becoming sick. This usually spirals out of control with the sufferer becoming paranoid about every day circumstances. For example, eating out at restaurants for fear of food poisoning or catching an illness from someone else, Visiting hospitals or not wanting to use public transport.
Other situations that may cause anxiety for the emetophobic
|Do not enjoy socialising in pubs or clubs|
|Will not like flying or travelling by boat|
|They only drink small amounts of alcohol|
|Will not use public transport|
|Check for vomit in door ways and pavements|
|Avoids people they feel may be ill|
|Rarely eats out sitting near the door if they do|
|Will not like being out of their comfort zone|
People suffering from emetophobia are actually rarely sick the fear manifests itself surrounding the actual fear of becoming sick, when asked most sufferers can't remember being sick since childhood. Ironically in most cases the negative anxiety surrounding these feelings is formed during a traumatic experience during childhood.
Dorset hypnotherapist Rowena Carmichael offers a free no obligation consultation at her hypnotherapy practice in Child Okeford. You will have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding hypnosis and emetophobia.
For a full and lasting freedom from those uncomfortable and frightening symptoms, hypno-analysis is the solution. This is the method by which the root cause of the fear is released thereby eradicating the emotional and behavioural effects. Imagine that long lasting sense of freedom from the anxiety and discomfort of emetophobia!