What Is Athazagoraphobia?
Athazagoraphobia (also known as the Fear of Forgetting) is a psychological disorder characterized by anxiety or fear of forgetting something. A person suffering from this condition may experience panic attacks when they are reminded of their past traumatic experiences. The symptoms of this disorder include:
• Panic Attacks – Fearful reactions to reminders of one’s own life events.
• Anxiety – Difficulty concentrating, feeling nervous, having trouble sleeping and experiencing other negative emotions.
How Do I Diagnose Athazagoraphobia?
You may have experienced these symptoms if you have suffered from some sort of trauma in your life such as a physical assault, sexual abuse or even just losing someone close to you. If you feel like you are going through similar feelings, then it is possible that you suffer from this disorder.
If you do not think that you have any sort of trauma in your life, but still suffer from these symptoms, then it would be best to seek help from a doctor. There are several tests which can be done to diagnose this disorder. These tests will determine whether or not the problem lies within your mind or if there is something physically wrong with your body.
How Can I Treat My Fear of Forgetting?
People with this disease are recommended to seek some sort of treatment. In most cases, it is found that certain drugs can help the brain to block out traumatic experiences. In rare instances, hypnotherapy has been known to help patients get over their fear of being forgotten.
How Do I Prevent the Fear of Forgetting?
There are several methods you can use in order to prevent your fear from becoming worse. The most common way to keep the disease from becoming more severe is to actively try to block out any traumatic event that has happened in your life. If you can manage to not think about your traumatic experience, then the memories become less vivid and less intense which prevents the fear from becoming worse.
For example, if you are a survivor of domestic abuse you may want to avoid watching TV shows or movies that depict this as the plot. It is also important that you surround yourself with people who make you feel safe. For example, if your best friend tells you that something traumatic happened to her, try to change the subject and make her focus on happier things.
If you find that the disorder is becoming too overwhelming for you or if the fear of forgetting has impacted your life in a negative way then it is important that you seek help from a doctor or mental health professional. There are several methods which can help people with this disease. The disorder can be treated through the use of certain drugs which block out certain memories or by undergoing hypnotherapy.
In some rare cases, patients have been known to recover from this disease on their own. If you feel like your fear is becoming worse, then it is important that you avoid anything that might trigger memories of a traumatic experience and keep yourself occupied with happy thoughts.
When To See A Doctor?
People who suffer from this disease are known to have a harder time in daily life. For example, people who suffer from this disease may find it very difficult to maintain healthy relationships with friends and family. Patients may also find it hard to hold a job or go to school if their fear is too overwhelming. If you think that your fear of being forgotten is preventing you from leading a normal life then it is highly recommended that you seek medical attention as soon as possible.
It is important that you see your family doctor as they will be able to correctly diagnose you and tell you what steps you should take next. In some cases, the doctor may recommend that you seek therapy. In other cases, the doctor may recommend that you take prescription medication in order to suppress certain memories.
If your fear is becoming more severe then it is important that you seek emergency medical attention immediately. In some rare cases, people with this disease have been known to commit suicide if their fear has become overwhelming. Also, if the fear of forgetting someone is preventing you from leading a normal life then it is important to seek medical attention immediately.
With early detection and treatment, doctors can help make your life much more manageable and you will be able to take steps to prevent your fear from getting worse.
How is FFS Treated?
There are several different methods which can be used to help treat someone suffering from this disease. Every case tends to be different and will require a slightly different treatment method. However, there are some methods which are used in a wide variety of cases.
Many doctors will recommend that you seek therapy for PTSD. This type of therapy is very effective at helping patients suffering from this disease get back on their feet. The most important part of therapy is learning how to cope with your memories.
In many cases, patients will be given a technique known as “imaginal exposure” which involves visualizing yourself in a traumatic situation and acknowledging that no harm will come to you. This can be very effective if it is used with other forms of therapy such as cognitive therapy.
Another common treatment is known as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). The way this treatment works is that you are asked to recall your memories while being distracted by a back and forth motion. Over time, this treatment helps you to forget the traumatic memories that cause you to suffer from fear and anxiety.
In extreme cases, patients may need to undergo medical treatments in order to get their symptoms under control. Some patients may be given prescription medication in order to make them more comfortable. Other patients may undergo “cardiovascular deconditioning” in order to decrease their physical symptoms.
This treatment generally involves taking an elevator to a high floor, getting out, and walking down half a flight of stairs and then returning to the original floor. This is repeated for several hours each day. Over time, this treatment can decrease the strength of a patient’s heart allowing them to feel less uncomfortable. In fact, many doctors will use this treatment before prescribing medication which can have serious side effects.
You may be wondering if there is a permanent cure for your disease. Unfortunately, in many cases there is no permanent cure. However, many doctors are researching methods of treatment which can completely eliminate fear and anxiety from a patient’s life.
The potential success of these treatments hinges on how much progress scientists make in understanding the biology of fear and anxiety. It is likely that by the time this blog is published, a treatment will exist which can completely treat your illness.If you are having trouble getting your symptoms under control, it is important to talk to your doctor. He or she will be able to give you treatment which can help as well as offer other useful advice on how to cope with your symptoms.
It is important to remember that there are a lot of treatment options available for your illness. You can take the initiative to learn about your disease and how to manage it in order to get your symptoms under control.
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