Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Meteorophobia: The Fear of Meteors

Meteorophobia is the abnormal and persistent fear of meteors and meteorites.  It is also an uncommon fear of certain weather.
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 Meteorophobia?  Please share your story.  How was it triggered and how does it affect your life?


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