Fear of swallowing or eating: Understanding & Solutions
What do you call Phagophobia? Click the common name that sounds right to you:
The long-term solution to extreme fear of swallowing or eating isn’t just to get rid of the ‘surface’ – the phagophobic symptoms. You need to get to the root of the problem, the patterns of thinking that consciously or unconsciously are always behind the fear.
- The 'VIP' Phagophobia Program. One-on-one help with a phagophobia specialist. Learn More
- Our home study program Vanquish Fear & Anxiety for Phagophobia. Learn More
Causes & Phagophobic Symptoms
There can be quite a few reasons why a person experiences phagophobia. Pick one of the links of different names for this fear to learn more.
Medications & Prescribed Drugs
While you should always follow your doctor’s advice with a href=”//phagophobia/medication-and-drugs/”>drugs and medications for Phagophobia, we are generally not in favor of using pharmaceuticals and recommend an approach that tackles the root cause of the problem.
The root cause of being Phagophobic is an unconscious mental association that links swallowing or eating to powerful feelings of fear. Meds can mask that link, but can never break it. (That’s what we help you do).
To learn more about overcoming phagophobia permanently, without drugs, follow one of these links: