Help for Emetophobia -
Resolve your emetophobia completely -
Understanding Emetophobia or Fear of Being Sick
Emetophobia is known by many names (emetephobia, phagophobia, vomitophobia, vomit phobia, sickness phobia, fear of vomiting, fear of gagging, fear of swallowing, fear of choking, globus hystericus), but whatever you call it this condition can affect sufferers deeply. There are also a number of other fears that can be associated with a fear of being sick:
This is a condition that appears to affect more women than men and if you are someone who suffers with emetephobia, you will know only too well that the symptoms can seriously affect and limit your ability to enjoy life to the full as this condition can have a very disabling effect on the sufferer.
Many sufferers will avoid all places where there is a possibility of themselves,
or others, being sick: for example pubs, restaurants, clubbing, eating in front of
others. Due to the link between eating and potentially being sick, many sufferers
are a little obsessive about what, where and with who they will eat. Many view being
sick as 'horrible’, ‘dirty’, ‘yucky' etc, and so it is quite common for emetophobics
to also have fears of other situations where they might feel the same way: going
to the toilet, urinating in front of others (e.g. at a public urinal -
How Analytical Hypnotherapy Can Help
A course of analytical hypnotherapy (pure-
An added bonus is that hypnosis is wonderfully relaxing and reduces stress levels.
Here at Shrewsbury Hypnosis , we realise that when you speak to us it may be the first time you have discussed your fear of being sick. We will help you to feel at ease so that you feel comfortable and free to talk about your symptoms in a safe and friendly environment. We understand how difficult it can be to talk about emetephobia and to seek help, but if you would like to rid yourself of emetophobia and resolve any related emotional issues forever, we are confident that we can help you.
Here at Shrewsbury Hypnosis we have substantial experience of helping people to rid themselves of emetephobia and related symptoms using pure hypnoanalysis and find that symptoms usually disappear within 8 sessions (though sometimes it can take up to 12 sessions to completely resolve issues)
Telephone 01939 291988 or mobile 07989 339191
Vikki Heath D Hyp (Adv) MIAPH