Discover The Most Common Phobias, Its Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

  • Causes of complex phobias

As these phobias are complex so the causes are. There is no final conclusion about the causes of such phobias. It is still a mystery and scientist fails to explain about how they appear.

According to the researchers the complex phobias like the agora phobia or social phobia caused by the multiple reasons. In these types of phobia genetics, brain chemistry and the proficiencies in life all are involved making it more difficult to determine the cause and its treatment.


  • Science behind phobia or neurobiology

Phobia is an irrational phenomena or the reaction of brain to some stimulus in greater proportion. There are some areas in the human brain named as prefrontal cortex, medial cortex, ventromedial prefrontal cortex and the amygdala. These areas stores memories and recall conceivably precarious and fatal events. If a person experiences some dangerous situation it will store in his brain as a harsh memory. If the similar events or situations happened in the future life, those brain areas retrieve the same memory making your body to react in an irrational way. In some cases the sufferer feels that the event is repeating itself many times.

Neuroscience says that the phobias are linked to the amygdala. It lies behind the pituitary glands and triggers the glands to release hormones that put mind and body in the high alert or fight state making you panic for the situation.


Some common symptoms for the majority of phobias are given as under

A panic attack or the intense anxiety is the main symptom of phobia. A person suffering from phobia when exposed to the source of fear behaves irrationally making it unable to behave normally. A panic attack includes following situations

  • Irregular breathing and faster heart beat
  • Sweating
  • Trembling
  • Chest pain and tightness
  • Choking sensation
  • Hot flushes or chills
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Pins and needles
  • Disorientation


  1. hi
    i m suffuring with fear phobia.i leave smoking since befor 1 year. i m taking homiopaithi treatment but since its going still.pls give me the suggesion how to keep helthy about it

  2. I have been suffering from anxiety since childhood.
    There may be some genetically factors involved, but my early grooming in abuse and violent atmosphere at home played major role. Due to my father’s job and his financial conditions, me and my mother was living in her parents house. Everyday beaten by my uncle without any reasons i start to feel helpless and unsafe. In teenage people exploited my conditions which make me nore depressed and fearful life. In age of 20th i myself became violent and aggressive person. Flare up all of sudden on very small issues and started quarreling with others. Its ended up when i been put in jail for 15 days due to broken arms and head of my opponent during fight. In jail my life changed 180 dgree and again i became a depressed and anxiety patient pe. My life was ruined and miserable till age of 50s. Then i consult a psychiatrist. He given me some tranquilizers which made my conditions little better. But fear of addiction i stop taking that medicine and my conditions again worsen than that. After continue search one day i met with my a friend MBBS doctor, and he suggested Cipralex 10mg/ day. It make me better and metter day by day and now taking this med daily from 6 years my life came as a normal person. I wish someone could have been given me this treatment in my early life, i may lived a normal happy life.


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