Where does the fear of needles come from?
Chances are, when you were a child, you experienced some kind of pain and discomfort when a doctor, or a nurse stuck a needle into your skin, maybe in order to do a blood test, or to give you some treatment, maybe a vaccination. The procedure is not really pleasant but a child can then associate this experience so negatively that later in life this may develop into a significant dislike of needles.
How do you react around needles?
If you are needle-phobic then it is likely that you become extremely tense in the presence of needles. Indeed, even the thought of needles can trigger these anxiety feelings. Sometimes, people suffering belonephobia (fear of needles) become so intense that they may experience the “vagovasal needle reflex”, where there is a sudden drop in blood pressure that may cause you to feel queasy, dizzy, or even cause you to faint.
Consequences of needle phobia
The serious problem that this can cause is the avoidance of doctors, hospitals, necessary medical procedures, necessary dental work, etc. If you are a needle phobic, and have a fear of needles, there really is no need to suffer any longer. Learn to outgrow your fear of needles permanently with the help of hypnosis and hypnotherapy.
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