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[4 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

What is Barophobia?
Barophobia is defined as an irrational and overwhelming fear of gravity. There are 2 types: one where they fear that they will be crushed by the gravitational pull when it becomes too great; and two,they fear that gravity will simply disappear and they will simply float away.

What are the causes?
As with any phobia, Barophobia may be caused by a traumatic experience in the past that is automatically associated with gravity which has caused the person to experience anxiety or emotional disturbances. One might have fallen from a …