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What is Altophobia? - Fear of heights
Altophobia is the phobia when the person suffering fears from heights and long things. The fear of height could be from anything which is tall and touching heights. It could be a high rising building, a tower, monument, cathedral, high lamp post, etc. The phobic person starts feeling butterflies in stomach as soon as he or she see the heights.
The common symptoms of Altophobia includes stomach butterflies, anxiety, short or heavy breathing, drowsiness, etc. Sometimes the person when suffering from acute Altophobia, may faint by looking at heights.
The cure for Altophobia is to take the person's confidence and reassuring them about the normalcy of the height related objects and places.