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10 of The Worst and Most Common Phobias

Ten things that cause the greatest fear in humans.

Fear of the dentist is only the tenth most common phobias, far more people are worried about lightning, or performing in public. However, among the most common phobia affects most people are afraid of snakes, insects and crawly nasty monsters or scary places.

Phobia research dealt with American scientists, under which a total phobia of dentists suffer only about nine percent of the total population. They completely avoid dentists and sit on their chair, until it was to unbearable pain forces the rotten tooth.

More afraid of the angry dog, and be nasty crawly animals like cockroaches and spiders. In case, as in phobias of snakes more often affected women. It comes from evolution. Women caring for their children and were ladles, which had more careful about where they step and push hands, not to bite or bites.

Ten of the worst and most common phobias

1st

Snakes

2nd

Ugly crawly animals like spiders, cockroaches, etc.

3rd

Scary places

4th

Strangers – performing in front of them, blunders

5th

Uncovered height

6th

Dark

7th

Thunder and lightning

8th

Travel in plane

9th

Dogs

10th

Dentist

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  1. giftarist

    On August 13, 2010 at 7:11 pm


    Dentist is my top 1. :)

  2. Emmie

    On August 13, 2010 at 8:24 pm


    Hi

    Great article. I pretty much guessed most of them- although i thought the dentist would have been higher up the list.

    Emmie

  3. Raj the Tora

    On August 13, 2010 at 9:00 pm


    How about heights? 1 among every 3 people are having altophobia :)

  4. PARAM

    On August 13, 2010 at 11:02 pm


    Nice post.

  5. Swish3

    On August 14, 2010 at 1:12 am


    I would say spiders is scarier than snakes

  6. sasuke191

    On August 14, 2010 at 3:21 am


    I have the height phobia!!..

  7. webseowriters

    On August 14, 2010 at 5:57 am


    Every body have a specific phobia, I can’t tell you mine :-)

  8. JoeLopy

    On August 14, 2010 at 6:04 am


    Very well written.

  9. rajaryanme

    On August 14, 2010 at 7:18 am


    A good share.

  10. mishee

    On August 14, 2010 at 9:15 am


    i’m afraid of cockroaches.. and lightning. OH my. :)

  11. zain0077

    On August 14, 2010 at 1:17 pm


    Nice post….

  12. webseowriters

    On August 14, 2010 at 2:47 pm


    Thanks u all

  13. Jimmy Shilaho

    On August 14, 2010 at 3:41 pm


    Nothing beats the dentist, I would rather walk through lightning!

  14. GodsGrace

    On August 15, 2010 at 4:39 am


    Amazing Facts

  15. Anthony Morgan

    On August 17, 2010 at 1:04 pm


    Fear of lightning isn’t really a phobia because it isn’t an irrational fear.

  16. webseowriters

    On August 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm


    You are right Leo

  17. webseowriters

    On August 17, 2010 at 2:14 pm


    @grace, thanks

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