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What Causes the Fear of Vomiting?

The fear of vomiting is known as emetophobia. Its name is derived from the Greek word “emesis” and phobia pertains to an illogical fear of an object or situation. Emetophobes suffer from either the fear of vomiting, the vomit itself, or those around them who may be vomiting. Even something as visual as a photo or TV program expressing the act of vomiting can trigger intenes fear or anxiety in the sufferer. It isn’t exactly known what causes this fear in some people but it is considered […]

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