A phobia is a persistent and irrational fear of a particular type of object, animal, activity, or situation that poses little to no actual danger.
Specific phobias are a type of anxiety disorder in which exposure to the feared stimulus may provoke extreme anxiety or a panic attack. Specific phobias are among the most common of all psychiatric disorders, affecting up to 10% of the population.
Common phobias include the fear of:
Fear is not listed as an MS symptom, but it could be. Many of the questions and posts submitted here on Health Central show degrees of... Read more »