Many people love cats, and there are those that don't like them at all. Then, there’s this group of people who dread these little creatures. Any such intense and irrational aversion to cats is known Ailurophobia.
Type 1 diabetes is caused due to lack of insulin in human body. Insulin, a type of hormone is required to change starches, glucose and several other foods into energy. The type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune syndrome which attacks the body’s immune system and demolishes the beta cells. Though anyone may suffer from Type 1 disease, it mostly occurs among children and youngsters.
People in this world long for someone to shower them with all the affection and love they could have ever imagined. Love is like a beautiful gift everyone wishes for. As much as falling in love is appealing, it can be intimidating for many others. Such type of unreasonable fear and anxiety that one would fall in love is known as Philophobia.
Have you ever been scared of fire at a barbeque or while blowing your birthday candles? Getting scared of fire is a natural instinct, but if it’s over the extreme, one can have Pyrophobia. Pyrophobia has been derived from Greek word ‘pyr’ meaning fire. This is one of the commonly occurring phobias in people, which is signified by irrational and overwhelming fear of fire. In almost all cases, the fire is non-existing or possesses no risk at all.
When weekends arrived, we have all excitedly waited for a trip to the zoo at some point during our childhood. While some of us might enjoy the tantrums of animals, many others might be unimaginably afraid of them. The extreme fear and dread for animals of any kind signifies zoophobia in a person.
Diabetes Mellitus, commonly known as diabetes can be described as a set of metabolic syndrome in which an individual has high blood sugar. The reason for high blood sugar may be cause by insufficient insulin production or may be due to the cells of the body not acting in response to insulin or both.
Lungs bring in oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from our body during the breathing process. The ultimate result of cancer to this organ is death. The cancer cells may grow in either part of the lungs: the windpipe, the major airway or the lungs tissue. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), each year 7.6 million people die because of cancer worldwide.
Human beings can develop fear for almost anything. Ornithophobia is one such particular phobia where the person dreads birds extremely. It is signified by excessive discomfort and anxiety when the person is around birds, or anticipates to be faced with one. It has been derived from Greek word “Ornithos” meaning birds.
Nights and darkness have always been associated with grim thoughts and beliefs. While some people thoroughly enjoy the night lives these days, many others dread the ghastly night darkness. This kind of fear of darkness or night is known as nyctophobia.
No one can escape the bitter truth that we will all die someday. It’s completely normal to be concerned of one’s well being and fear deadly or threatening situations in life. However, some people may find themselves having such a strong and intense fear of death that he/she cannot think of anything else. Such a condition is known as thanatophobia.