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THE FEAR OF COLD The fear of the cold comes in many forms CryoPhobia FrigoPhobia Psychrophobia

What is Cryophobia? Cryophobia is the fear of cold, being cold, freezing, ice, frost, or cold temperatures. People with this phobia tend keep their houses very warm, overdress and avoid eating or drinking things that are cold or have ice. The origin of the word cryo is Greek (meaning cold or freezing) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). Cryophobia is considered to be a specific phobia, which is discussed on the home page. Cryophobia is also related to Cheimaphobia and Cheimatophobia (fear of cold, being cold, cold things, cold air, frost or winter), Frigophobia (fear of cold, cold things, being cold or freezing), Pagophobia (fear of ice or frost) and Psychrophobia (fear of cold or cold weather). Cryophobia is the opposite of Thermophobia (fear of heat or hot temperatures).

What is Frigophobia? Frigophobia is the fear of cold, cold things, being cold or freezing. People with this phobia tend keep their houses very warm, overdress and avoid eating or drinking things that are cold or have ice. The origin of the word frigo is Latin (meaning cold) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). Frigophobia is considered to be a specific phobia, which is discussed on the home page. Frigophobia is also related to Cheimaphobia and Cheimatophobia (fear of of cold, being cold, cold things, cold air, frost or winter), Cryophobia (fear of cold, being cold, freezing, ice, frost, or cold temperatures), Pagophobia (fear of ice or frost) and Psychrophobia w(fear of cold or cold wetather).

What is Psychrophobia? Psychrophobia is the fear of cold or cold weather. People with this phobia tend keep their houses very warm, overdress and avoid eating or drinking things that are cold or have ice. The origin of the word psychr is Greek (meaning cold) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). Psychrophobia is considered to be a specific phobia, which is discussed on the home page. Psychrophobia is related to Cheimaphobia and Cheimatophobia (fear of cold, being cold, cold things, cold air, frost or winter), Cryophobia (fear of cold, being cold, ice, frost, or cold temperatures), Frigophobia (fear of cold, cold things, being cold or freezing), and Pagophobia (fear of ice or frost).


Causes It is generally accepted that phobias arise from a combination of external events (i.e. traumatic events) and internal predispositions (i.e. heredity or genetics). Many specific phobias can be traced back to a specific triggering event, usually a traumatic experience at an early age. Social phobias and agoraphobia have more complex causes that are not entirely known at this time. It is believed that heredity, genetics, and brain chemistry combine with life-experiences to play a major role in the development of phobias.

Symptoms As with any phobia, the symptoms vary by person depending on their level of fear. The symptoms typically include extreme anxiety, dread and anything associated with panic such as shortness of breath, rapid breathing, irregular heartbeat, sweating, excessive sweating, nausea, dry mouth, nausea, inability to articulate words or sentences, dry mouth and shaking.

MEDICINE Medicine can be prescribed, but please note that these medications can have side effects and/or withdrawal systems that can be severe. It is also important to note that medicines do not cure phobias, at best they only temporarily suppress the systems. However, there are treatments for phobias, which include counseling, hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, and Neuro-Linguistic programming. Please click on the tab at the top of the page called “Treatments� to find out more information on these types of treatments.


Helpful Tips While is it recommended that you see a specialist for a phobia. Listed below are some helpful tips, which might help you in the future. 1.

In order to combat fear you should take a positive approach and be mentally ready and in control at all times. You could try using relaxation and yoga techniques.

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Attend discussion groups that allow you to talk about your fears. The groups allow you to develop bonds with others with phobias and let you know you are not alone.

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One way to control a phobia is to ignore it, which is easier said then done. However, if you think or talk about it, then you will create more fear and anxiety, which might make the phobia worse.

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Surround yourself with positive and supportive people that you trust who can give you assistance and feedback on your fear.

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Try researching more information about your phobia. They say knowledge is power and it might help you in the long run. However, do not dwell on the phobia or is might make it worse. Take some classes or seminars regarding your phobia. They will help you learn about yourself and your phobia. It can be a rewarding experience.

7. Order books or subscribe to magazines that provide you with information regarding your phobia or how to overcome it. 8.

Try the Ten Minute Cure, which claims to get rid of absolutely any phobia in just 10 minutes.


Hypnoanalysis Hypnoanalysis (Hypnotherapy) is a type of therapy by which a person, with the assistance of a trained specialist, has his/her subconscious mind opened to suggestion for the purpose of changing one or more behavior patterns. When the subconscious is spoken to directly, it may be possible to find the issue triggering the phobia and introduce new ideas and positive suggestions. These positive suggestions may then be used to help make the changes you desire, such as being able to freely go to the doctor. Teaching the mind to attach different feelings to doctors, needles or medical treatments can usually be accomplished in a several sessions. Some people do not like people playing with their minds. However, hypnoanalysis (hypnotherapy) is considered to be safe and works fast.

Energy Psychology Energy Psychology is a type of therapy that uses various techniques, such as acupressure, yoga, t ai chi, prana, qi gong, and energy medicine, which teach people simple steps for making changes in their lives. The techniques stimulate energy points on the surface of the skin which, when paired with specific psychological procedures, can shift the brain’s electrochemistry. While this type of therapy is still a controversial area, it appears to be very help with dealing with phobias.

Neuro-Linguistic Programming NLP is basically the study and practice of how we create our reality. The basic premise of NLP is that the words we use reflect an inner, subconscious perception of our problems. If these words and perceptions are inaccurate, they will create an underlying problem as long as we continue to use and to think them. Our attitudes are, in a sense, a self-fulfilling prophecy. In this therapy a neuro linguistic therapist will analyze every word and phrase you use in describing your symptoms or concerns about your health. He or she will examine your facial expressions and body movements. After determining problems in your perception, the therapist will help you understand the root cause. The therapist will help you remodel your thoughts and mental associations in order to fix your preconceived notions. These preconceived notions may be keeping you from achieving the success you deserve.

Treatments The most popular treatment is to see a psychologist, psychiatrist, hypnotherapist, and/or hypnotist. These types of doctors can try to help the person cope with the phobia or understand what is causing the problem so it can be resolved. I have also listed below the types of treatment which might be recommended.

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The Fear of the cold  

Cryophobia is the fear of cold that many people may have. This magazine tells you some information about the phobia, how it is caused and so...

The Fear of the cold  

Cryophobia is the fear of cold that many people may have. This magazine tells you some information about the phobia, how it is caused and so...

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