Signs & Symptoms of Phobias

The signs and symptoms of phobias can vary greatly. With the vast number of phobias, and an even greater number of people afflicted with them, the symptoms of phobias can vary greatly among different individuals. It's impossible to list down all the symptoms of every known phobia as they’d probably run in to a few thousands, but the primary symptom is that of anxiety. It may involve just mild anxiety at having to confront the manifestation of the phobia or could imply a full blown panic attack at the inability to prevent the phobia from rearing its head.

Other physical symptoms include:

  • Nausea
  • Excessive sweating
  • Trouble concentrating and expressing
  • Rapid heartbeats
  • The body’s flight response which is an overwhelming urge to run away

Frequently asked questions
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