How To Get Rid of Fear of Blood

By Subodh / July 11, 2011

There are a lot of people out there who cannot stand the sight of blood and they get sad, fearful or feel nausea. There is also a phobia for the blood which is known as hemophobia. This phobia can lead the patient to act in most abnormal way or to faint. Since blood can be associated to violence, killings or even death so this phobia has been created in the mind of a lot of people.

The Symptoms of Fear of Blood/Hemophobia

If you find some of these following symptoms in yourself then you need to know that are suffering from this phobia:

  • Nausea
  • Excessive sweating
  • Breathlessness
  • Fear of dying
  • Shakiness
  • Anxiety
  • Inability to think or to speak properly
  • Heart palpitations
  • Sick feeling
  • Losing control or becoming mad
  • Sensations like detachment from reality

All of these above conditions determine that you are suffering from homophobia. But you need not to worry as this problem is curable.

Treatments

There are plenty of treatment programs for this phobia. These would be discussed as under:

  • Hypnotherapy – this method simply reconfigures the subconscious which is the real cause of this phobia. With this treatment, the fear can be minimized to a great extent but some people do not like this therapy as they think it indulges the doctor to their personal matters. However, it is a safe and an effective treatment.
  • NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) – this treatment focuses to make your reality as phobias come to existence when the programs you have created in your mind do not function properly. Through this treatment, the phobia can be controlled and even eliminated.
  • Energy Psychology – This treatment is new and is found to be excellent for curing the phobias. However it is based on the theory which has present for more than thousand years and is quite similar to acupuncture.

Some of the benefits of this treatment are as follows:

  • You do not lose control
  • You quickly change your behavior
  • You get more active to recover
  • You do not get panic in front of blood scenes
  • You develop the skills to control your phobia
  • And finally you get relieved of this phobia forever within a short span of time

Psychotherapy – this is related to the psychology of the patient and the doctors use this treatment to cure various phobias as well as other psychological problems. Some of the tips used in this method are as follows:

  • Stiff your Muscles
  • Do not get scared
  • Face the Blood/Dramatize it

So through all these above mentioned ways, cure your phobia and have a new great fearless life!