What are the symptoms of plant phobia?

What are the symptoms of plant phobia?

A person with botanophobia may panic or experience some symptoms of anxiety when they think about or encounter a plant, such as:

  • Chills.
  • Dizziness and lightheadedness.
  • Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis).
  • Heart palpitations.
  • Nausea.
  • Shortness of breath (dyspnea).
  • Trembling or shaking.
  • Upset stomach or indigestion (dyspepsia).

Botanophobia also might lead to certain behaviors, like:

  • Avoidance of plants.
  • Refusal to go outside or participate in certain activities, such as walks in nature.
  • Banning fruits and vegetables from their diet.

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