Sunday, May 16, 2010

Rhytiphobia: The fear of Wrinkles

Growing old is hard to do when you have this phobia.  Rhytiphobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of wrinkles.

This phobia could stem from a fear of elderly people as a child or maybe not being use to being around elderly people.  Gerascophobia, the fear of growing old, can also cause it.
derma e Peptides Plus Double-Action Wrinkle Reverse Crème, 2 oz (56 g)A phobia is a strong, persistent fear of situations, objects, activities or persons.  The main symptom is an excessive and unreasonable desire to avoid the feared subject. Other phobia symptoms include shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, sweating, nausea, and an overall feeling of dread.  Phobias are the most common form of anxiety disorders.

Do you suffer from Rhytiphobia? How do was it triggered and how do you cope with it?


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