What is Anthophobia? Symptoms, Causes and Treatment for Anthophobia

Anthophobia is an overwhelming and persistent fear of flowers. Symptoms include breathlessness, dry mouth, palpitations, nausea and sweating. Symptoms are triggered by watching flowers, even on TV, touching them and in some cases only by thinking about them. Any kind of flower or any part of a flower can cause this fear. Post traumatic experience can possibly be one contributing factor, like an unpleasant event which involved the presence of flowers in the past. Treatments include anti-anxiety medication, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, and relaxation techniques,

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