Emetophobia Articles

How Anxiety Drove Me To (Not) Drink

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Alcohol makes me nauseous. Nausea makes me panicky. Am I simply making a logical choice, or am I making an emotional one?

More Nausea Remedies From My Bag Of Tricks

Monday, June 17th, 2013

I’m dumping out my “nausea bag” for the world. Here are six more of my remedies for anxiety-related nausea.

How Can I Treat Anxiety-Related Nausea?

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

We collapsed the camping tent and, immediately, my symbolic safe space had been rolled up into a bag. Enter the nausea.

Emetophobia: The Ugly Fear Of Nausea And Vomiting

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

I’m deathly afraid of the stomach virus to the point where I have a legitimate phobia of throwing up. Believe it or not, this fear is incredibly common, and it has a name: emetophobia.

The Trifecta Of Fail: A Desolate Road, A Panic Attack, And An Ambulance

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Twenty minutes in: rocking out to Modest Mouse and eating a peanut butter cup. Thirty minutes into the drive: nausea, a racing heart, and a vivid expectation of death.

Getting Sick Brings Out My Self-Care Side

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

At 5:30 this morning, I found myself curled up with a bathrobe and a rug.

Are You Afraid of Throwing Up?

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Sure, vomiting is unpleasant. I don’t know a single soul who looks forward to getting the stomach virus, but most of my friends and family members can puke, if needed, with a staggeringly positive attitude and a calm demeanor. Why can’t I? Why am I so afraid of it?

My Fears and Anxieties from A to Z: Part II

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Yesterday, I presented a list of my fears from A through M. Many different types of fears made the list — from the more serious (like anxiety itself) to the more whimsical (like joke-telling). Now, here are the rest of my alphabetical anxieties.

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