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Definition of Apifobia

Apifobia is the name given to excessive and irrational fear of bees, wasps, and other animals of its kind.

This is included within the Zoophobias , which is nothing less than the group of fears suffered towards various animals.

Apifobia as such can produce various symptoms in the victim associated with hormones that produce panic attacks.

These symptoms can be, Dizziness, Tachycardia, Sweating, Nausea, Spasms or tremors and many other symptoms.

As a consequence of Apifobia, many people prefer not to go outside in the open air, where they can meet bees.

One of the most common consequences of this type of phobia is due to past bad experiences with bees.

These experiences can be derived from attacks, stings, or violent allergic pictures in response to the venom of the bees.

As a treatment for this condition, there are various methods created so that an affected person can face and overcome this irrational fear.

Apifobia origin

The origin of this word comes from the Latin language , from the union of the words Apis and Phobos that respectively mean Bee and Fear.

Another way to call this fear is Melysophobia, this term comes from the Greek Melissa which means Bee and from the term Phobos (fear).