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Weird Medical Condition of the Day: Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder; Or, Fear of Food

Weird Medical Condition of the Day: Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder; Or, Fear of Food

Chances are you know a picky eater or two. Maybe you’re one yourself. But imagine if your pickiness was an actual medical condition that made the thought of eating almost any food as disgusting as eating dirt or bugs. That’s the world in which people suffering from an eating disorder know as Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake […]

6 Medical Treatment Phobias You Didn’t Know Existed

Medical Treatment Phobias

As one of the first points of contact for a patient entering a doctor’s office, a medical assistant may often have first-hand encounters with the fear that people experience when it’s time to have a medical procedure performed. For some patients, however, it’s more than just mere fear; it’s a bonafide phobia, and it’s helpful […]