Fear of Flying

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Fear of Flying

metaphor for housewife Isadora Wing’s temporary inability to achieve self-awareness. [Am. Lit.: Fear of Flying]
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While the causes of the fear of flying may not always be evident to a person and may be closely associated to other phobias, like claustrophobia, Allright specialises in helping people cope and overcome aerophobia.
Other sufferers of aerophobia can help themselves by endeavouring to alter their thoughts by concentrating on the benefits of flying.
Some 10million people in the UK suffer from aerophobia, an aversion or fear of flying.
Signs and symptoms were typical of rabies, namely, fever, excitation, aerophobia, hydrophobia, dysphagia, and hypersalivation, leading to coma and death.
Top flight fear doctor Maeve Byrne Crangle says younger people are now seeking help for chronic aerophobia and most say their careers are suffering from their fear of flying.
Patients with hydrophobia (defined as phobic generalized spasms and inspiratory spasms against a closed glottis in response to the offer of a glass of water) or aerophobia (a similar response to blowing air across the cheek) were defined clinically as having rabies encephalitis.
Patients exhibited paresis, paralysis, dyspnea and difficulties of speech, soreness or lethargy, photophobia, aerophobia, hydrophobia, and coma, symptoms similar to those previously reported in other vampire bat-transmitted rabies outbreaks (1,5,7,21-24).
As you probably know, the Arsenal striker suffers from a condition known as aerophobia.
Two days later, he was admitted to a hospital in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, where he additionally showed hydrophobia, aerophobia, agitation, and increased salivation.
The absence of a history of an animal bite, the clinical presentation of the disease without the classic signs of hydrophobia or aerophobia, and the absence of any human rabies cases for a period of 24 years in Chile were the primary reasons that rabies was not first suspected and a definitive diagnosis was delayed in this case.