Altophobia

Fear of Heights

Symptoms

There are lots of symptoms that come from a fear of heights including,

  • sweating
  • nausea
  • dry mouth
  • speech impediment
  • shaking


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Treatment

There are a few ways you can try and free yourself from this phobia

  • hypnosis
  • positive thinking
  • gradual desensitization
  • drugs
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Famous People Effected

Woody Allen, he is afraid of everything.

Works Consulted

Works Consulted

Pinar. “Thrill-Seekers Strolling Atop Skyscrapers.” My Mordern Met. My Mordern Met, 7 Nov. 2013. Web. 11 Dec. 2014. <http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/tom-ryaboi-rooftopping>.

Causes of altophobia

There are many ways this fear can be caused.

A traumatic event at an early age is one cause. It is believed that heredity, genetics, and brain chemistry combine with life-experiences to play a major role in the development of phobias.