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Can fear make you throw up?

Can fear make you throw up?

Sure: Mind and gut are connected, same neurotransmitters affect them both. Of course, lots of other things can make you vomit. ...Read more

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Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more


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I feel so anxious and paranoid I throw up and I can't breathe. It gets really severe. I'm so sick with fear of psychiatrists I hide from them.?

Fear: Psychiatrists are professionals, like any other medical specialists, especially ones that do psychotherapy & not just prescribe medications. Best way to cope with any fear is to confront the fear & get the help u need. ...Read more

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Afraid because I really hope I don't have to throw up because I have emetophobia (fear of throwing up). how do I get rid of this and get to sleep?

Afraid because I really hope I don't have to throw up because I have emetophobia (fear of throwing up). how do I get rid of this and get to sleep?

A phobia is an: irrational fear, in this case of throwing up. Clinical hypnosis and self-hypnosis training can be helpful, as can other forms of therapy. Please see a clinical psychologist. ...Read more

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Sir how to over come fear?

Face it: Feel your fear and face it .Most neurotic fears can be overcome with cognitive behavioral therapy. This involves understanding and confronting your fears in a way that helps you overcome thematically. ...Read more

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What causes unexpected fear?

Unique: The cause is unique to the individual and benefits from exploration in psychotherapy. ...Read more

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What causes fear of falling?

What causes fear of falling?

Unique: The cause is unique to the individual and benefits from exploration in psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Why do I have a fear of clowns?

Coulrophobia =: fear of clowns. I don't know you - so I have no way of knowing why you fear clowns. This could be explored in therapy. ...Read more

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What causes contamination fear?

Anxiety disorder: can be generalized, or become more of an obsessive-compulsive disorder where fear of contamination becomes an obsession. Trigger may be some traumatic event, but often is not recalled. It responds quite well to the type of cognitive behavioral treatment known as Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), shown to effectively relieve the symptoms of OCD or combined with SSRI medication. ...Read more

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How can I conquor my fear of hills?

Consider CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy is an excellent way to address irrationally fears or over-reactivity to fears. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are your two biggest fears and why?

Rejection : Fear of rejection and fear of public speaking. I believe these have an evolutionary/hereditary basis. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more