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[7 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Alliumphobia is known as the extraordinary fear of garlic. People suffering from Alliumphobia experience severe anxiety or panic attacks when they are within close proximity to garlic. This is known as a generalized phobia and sufferers may feel extreme fear or present an anxious reaction when confronted about something regarding beliefs or from hearing opinions from other people.
Symptoms of Alliumphobia may include dizziness, losing control, loss of breath, excessive shaking, and fear of dying and a feeling of being detached from reality. Individuals suffering from Alliumphobia are often scared of …

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[4 Jan 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Alliumphobia – Fear of garlic

Alliumphobia, quite possibly the strangest word I’ve heard in quite sometime (no this isn’t a Dr. Seuss rhyme). But, what’s even stranger is what it means. Alliumphobia is the extraordinary fear of garlic. I can’t say I’ve actually met anyone suffering from alliumphobia yet, but I would
definitely not take them out for Italian if I did. I’m not even sure how I heard about it, I was simply browsing the internet and somehow found my way to a person complaining they had a very eccentric reaction whenever they saw or …