Emetophobia symptoms & experience

Emetophobia symptoms & experience

Emetophobia symptoms & experience Put simply Emetophobia is the fear of vomiting. Beyond this it is loosely defined. Currently, it is covered by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), the so called ‘bible of psychiatric disorders’ as a specific phobia, sub...
Vomiting phobia – Emetophobia

Vomiting phobia – Emetophobia

Fear of Vomiting – Emetophobia A simple google scholar title search on Emetophobia*1 produces 40 scholarly articles. Do the same search for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a condition which has a lot in common with Emetophobia, and we get 16,000 articles. My...
Primer on Guts and Digestion

Primer on Guts and Digestion

So I’m a fan of a Doctor in Gastroenterology! Had you told me when I was young that I’d be a fan of a German Colon specialist I may well have questioned your sanity, but here I am a grown Man and a genuine fan of Doctor and Phd in gastroenterology Giulia...
Vaginismus References

Vaginismus References

What is vaginismus? What are the causes of vaginismus ? How can you treat vagnisimus? References   Agnew M.D. (1959). “Surgery in the Alleviation of Dyspareunia”. British Medical Journal 1 (5136): 1510–2. Al-Sughayir, M. A. (2005). Vaginismus treatment....
What is Vaginisimus ?

What is Vaginisimus ?

What is vaginismus? Vaginismus is ‘persistent or recurrent difficulties of the woman to allow vaginal entry of a penis, a finger, and or any object, despite the woman’s expressed wish to do so.’ (Basson et al 2004) This tightness is usually caused by a tensing of the...