Monday, March 5, 2012

Koniophobia: The Fear of Dust

Koniophobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of dust.  This phobia is also known as Coniophobia and Koniphobia.
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 Koniophobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?


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