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The Complete Guide to Norovirus Prevention and Treatment [INFOGRAPHIC INCLUDED]

by Rich Presta November 6, 2013

No matter how you look at it, the effects of norovirus -- from vomiting to cramping to diarrhea -- are unpleasant. But for the emetophobic, this viral infection can really pose a challenge. Though there's no vaccine or medical treatment for norovirus, preventative techniques can help slow its transmission, and relaxation techniques can help emetophobes make it through.
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Fear of the Dentist? Knowing Fear Origin May Help

by Rich Presta November 29, 2012

Fear of the dentist can exacerbate emetophobia, but the results of a study may help. It notes fear of the dentist may be passed down from your father, and knowing the origin of the fear may be able to help you arrest it.
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Emetophobia and the Struggle of Motherhood

by Kay Marcotte October 19, 2012

Dealing with emetophobia can be extremely stressful, and it's even worse for a mother. Many women with emetophobia are afraid of motherhood because they know pregnancy will bring morning sickness. Even after pregnancy, mothers with emetophobia will inevitably have to take care of sick children. Read about how one woman tried unsuccessfully to deal with her phobia, sometimes to the detriment of her children.
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Show Educates Public on Life with Emetophobia

by Kay Marcotte October 1, 2012

Emetophobia can affect your life in a variety of ways, most of which are highly negative. Most people don't realize just how far-reaching the effects of the phobia are. It's easier for some to relate to a fear of insects or snakes. See what a mother with emetophobia wants to share with people who may not understand the struggle of having the disorder.
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