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Alliumphobia (from allium, Latin for "garlic bulb") is the fear of garlic. Alliumphobes would not even want to smell (even including garlic-like smell) or go near garlic, let alone not eating it. Symptoms of alliumphobia may include dizziness, losing control, loss of breath, excessive shaking, fear of dying and a feeling of being detached from reality. Individuals suffering from alliumphobia are often scared of social interactions and of what people think about them.

Alliumphobia treatments may include various medications that may take over the body’s chemical imbalance, but the withdrawal symptoms may be severe. Self-help would be an effective treating method.

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