Erythrophobia (blushing syndrome) is expressed in fear of blushing, as well as fear of red. Science has long possessed facts that confirm the special effect and influence of red color on the human body. The ability of a person to blush for a long time has caused tenderness, as well as a smile among others. However, in the owners of such a person, erythrophobia causes confusion, as well as fear in the wrong time to turn red. As a consequence, there is a development in humans of psychological complexes and diseases such as neurosis and depression . Erythrophobis eventually closes and moves away from people, because the fear of blushing literally keeps people in tension, does not allow them to live peacefully, interferes with positive thinking and joyful existence.
How to get rid of erythrophobia? What is all the same erythrophobia and why some people blush and others do not?
Erythrophobia is a reaction to stimuli of the autonomic nervous system, in which a person is not able to control the process of his body.
Career growth of erythrophobs remains a dream, because the fear of erythrophobia always comes in bad time, and with it the redness that destroys their life. This is a very common phenomenon when a person blushes with a new acquaintance, an unfriendly phrase of the interlocutor, an evil look or a stressful situation. There is a sudden redness of the face and under quite calm circumstances. In medicine there is a name for this syndrome - blushing, but it is not considered a disease. Blushing syndrome is an English-speaking synonym for erythrophobia.
Erythrophobia ( blushing syndrome) - causes
Fear of blushing can provoke nervous system failures, hormonal imbalances, as well as stresses, neuroses, depression , diabetes , gastrointestinal diseases, menopause, endocrine system diseases, rosacea (vascular defects of capillaries), thyroid disease, allergy to products and cosmetics, temperature fluctuations, exposure to ultraviolet and sunlight, alcohol, hangover syndrome , drinking coffee, energy drinks, too hot, spicy and smoked food, adopted Drugs, strong tea.
Often, blue-eyed, light-skinned people suffer from erythrophobia, and this is exclusively their peculiarity.
Erythrophobia ( blushing syndrome) - treatment
To remove this problem, there is a surgical method, psychotherapeutic treatment or treatment at home.
The medicine classifies erythrophobia as a psychosocial problem, which is effectively eliminated by a psychotherapist or psychologist, as well as a vegetarian neurologist. Psychotherapeutic treatment is supported by the appointment of a complex of vitamins C, K, P.
Vitamin C provides vasoconstrictor, as well as anti-edematous action, strengthens the walls of blood vessels.
Vitamin P significantly reduces the fragility of capillaries, and also strengthens blood vessels.
Vitamin K helps to reduce the permeability of the walls of blood vessels.
Erythrophobia - treatment at home
Treatment of erythrophobia is advisable to start with medicinal herbs (hawthorn, horse chestnut extract, hips, arnica). It is very important to exclude massage, steam baths, hot compresses, abuse of gastronomic forbidden delights.
The method of self-hypnosis, breathing techniques, yoga, the technique of progressive muscle relaxation, will add confidence, self-esteem and reduce unwanted palpitation. The methods are effective in collective use, and individually in the treatment of erythrophobia.
Operation - erythrophobia
The operation to eliminate erythrophobia is called sympathectomy. Its duration is up to 30 minutes. Do it to people after reaching the age of 18 and have tried different methods.
Sympathectomy, for those who suffer from fear of blushing, is the most effective method of treatment.
Reviews of those who did sympathectomy only positive and only there are minor complaints of side effects: dry hands and skin, but in other places there is an increase in sweating. In particular, the area of the chest, hips, back, abdomen. In a percentage of up to 5% of operated people, sweating can be much more inconvenient than blushing syndrome.
To date, there is already a mask system of anesthesia, which allows you to not burden the body with general anesthesia. During the operation, the titanium clip is implanted into the thorax. Its purpose is to compress the nerve fibers that are responsible for the blood circulation on the face.
The operation of sympathectomy is quite simple and requires only a daily stay in the clinic. Before making a decision to eliminate the blushing syndrome surgically, think: is frequent redness interfering with living a normal life? If the answer is yes, ask for help. Indication for the operation will be redness of the face at least 5 times in half an hour.
A special feature of erythrophobia is the combination with such a phobia as social phobia . A person subject to two phobias refuses to meet again and social activities, crowded places. Over time, the shopping trip turns into a severe test: the fear of blushing when paying, passing the exam, etc., turn into a loss of speech, and a trip to the subway causes a panic wild fear of rapprochement with people.
There are cases of extreme manifestations of social phobia, in which people are always looking for a new job, and all their free time stay at home, turning into hermits. Fear of blushing causes psychological painful consequences, reflecting on the behavior of the sufferer in the form of complexes. In such cases, such a sedative as Benzodiazepine is not recommended because of addiction, but alcohol can be dosed, but this will only give patients confidence for a while.
Erythrophobia and menopause
Sensation of hot flushes, redness on the face, as well as neck, increased sweating - all these are signs of beginning menopause. It is important to know that the onset of the tides is due to the functioning ovaries, but the patients often handle this problem, taking it for a blushing syndrome. Patients need treatment for a gynecologist and in these cases the operation will be refused.
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