Thursday, March 3, 2011

Xyrophobia: The Fear of Razors

Xyrophobia is the persistent and irrational fear of razors.  The mere thought of razors will cause someone with this phobia to have an anxiety attack.

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 Xyrophobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?


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