Acrophobia: The Fear of Heights!

Acrophobia is nothing but irrational fear or phobia of heights or you can simply say that fear of heights

Sometimes This fear displays itself in multiple forms. many time when you stand on top of the building and see the vision towards the glass, at that moment it’s going it appears like you are going to fall.

Most of the time individuals with acrophobia often try to avoid entering high-rise building or any activity that related to a height even they try to righting elevators

Due to acrophobia, people get heart attacks or any panic attacks, sometimes even i have seen the people while swinging at the top even they have lost their life.

 

How common/rare is Acrophobia?

Acrophobia has found among 2-5% of the world population as per the WHO report. Also, statistics show that women are almost twice as likely to have Acrophobia as men.

Symptoms of Acrophobia

Acrophobia is a kind of unpleasant sensation at the time of spinning at a great height. There are below symptom of acrophobia are given below that include:

  • Feeling terrified or paralyzed
  • Shaking
  • Experiencing heart palpitations
  • Sweating
  • Heart palpitations
  • Headaches and dizziness when you are high off the ground
  • At the top height Feeling the need to crawl on all fours, kneel, or descend.
  • Crying or yelling

Causes of Acrophobia

Acrophobia or fear of height is a natural fear of falling of being injured, It’s normal for people who have some hesitation about being in high places, It is fear of unrealistic and excessive.
like other phobias, it appears a hyper-reaction of the normal fear response, some expert believes that this is due the past bad experience happen during the traveling on high.

acrophobia meaning in hindi

acrophobia को हिंदी में उचाई से डर कहते है , यह एक प्रकार का फोबिया है जो , जिसमे समान्यत मनुस्य को उचाई के बिल्डिंग पे या उचाई में गिरने के भय से उत्पन्न होता है , यह एक प्राकृतिक फोबिया है , कुछ मनोचिकित्सक का मानना है पूर्व में उचाई पे घटिक किसी अप्राकृतिक घटना के कारन यह उत्पन्न होता है ,

कई बार ऐसे हालत में ह्रदय घाट उत्पन्न हो जाता है , जब क्रोपोभिए से सम्बंधित मनुस्य उचाई पे होता है ।