Are you afraid of going to the doctor? If so, you are not alone. This surprisingly common fear affects people of all ages and walks of life. Most people are able to manage the fear successfully, but for some it can become a paralyzing phobia known as iatrophobia. You may also experience a range of related fears, including fear of needles and white coat hypertension. Fortunately, iatrophobia can and should be treated before it jeopardizes your health.
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