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How can I cure my fear of heights?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: For fear of heights

consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy (imaginal exposure therapy, systematic desensitization, flooding, prolonged exposure therapy, in vivo exposure therapy) or hypnosis as possible options.
Psychotropic medications are some times indicated as well.

In brief: For fear of heights

consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy (imaginal exposure therapy, systematic desensitization, flooding, prolonged exposure therapy, in vivo exposure therapy) or hypnosis as possible options.
Psychotropic medications are some times indicated as well.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. John Washburn
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Therapy

Therapy and counseling.
For specific phobias, exposure therapy can work well. This involves gradually exposing the patient to that which they fear and increasing the level of exposure to desensitize them. It takes courage but can be quite effective.

In brief: Therapy

Therapy and counseling.
For specific phobias, exposure therapy can work well. This involves gradually exposing the patient to that which they fear and increasing the level of exposure to desensitize them. It takes courage but can be quite effective.
Dr. John Washburn
Dr. John Washburn
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