Sitophobia

Below you will find more information about Sitophobia from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Sitophobia it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Sitophobia and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Sitophobia comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.

Definition

Sitophobia is defined as the persistent, abnormal, and illogical fear of food or eating. This kind of phobia causes many people unnecessary or useless distress. It is known by many names like Cibophobia, Sitiophobia. Symptoms may differ from one person to another and the cause simply depends on the person who is suffering from this unwarranted fear. Medications cannot cure Sitophobia but are only aimed at suppressing the symptoms by means of chemical interaction. Some therapies are effective in training the mind of a sitophobic to feel completely different to food and eating for the purpose of eliminating the fear in a gradual but effective process.

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