Fun Food Fact #123
Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of Peanut Butter Sticking to the roof of the mouth fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth is a rare one, it may occur more often than you think.
Defined as the fear of experiencing peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. Arachi, a glutinous oil ingredient is said to be present in butter and nuts. Though research has failed to show whether there is any link between the oil and the person suffering from Arachibutyrophobia.
The symptoms are shaking, feeling of nausea and sickness, sweating, dizziness, heart palpitation, inability to speak and work properly, feelings of nausea and anxiety attacks.
Embarrassment is the core of the problem, which prevents the sufferers from having peanuts any more.
Though the symptoms can vary from person to person, few people are so much haunted by the fear of sticky butter, that they even hate the sight of glass jars.
Eating a peanut butter sandwich is challenging for people with aracibutyrophobia
There can be a feeling of suffocation or panic when peanut butter sticks to the roof of the mouth. Getting it off with the tongue can be difficult and unpleasant.
The actual problem brought by peanuts is the presence of silicon gel type properties that get stuck to the upper part of the mouth.
Arachi, a glutinous oil ingredient is said to be present in butter and nuts. Though research has failed to show whether there is any link between the oil and the person suffering from Arachibutyrophobia.
specifically a worry that peanut butter will stick to the roof of the mouth and make it hard to chew, breathe, or swallow. Like other phobias, it is the result of exposure to a trauma, such as choking on a peanut butter sandwich
Food-based phobias are sometimes rooted in complex emotional patterns. A person with arachibutyrophobia may also have disordered eating and other issues surrounding food. Rigid food rules may be followed, and the patient can be afraid of other foods for various reasons. People with eating disorders often express a fear of high-fat foods like nut butters, and a patient with arachibutyrophobia should be evaluated for other mental health issues.
“Whenever I’m around peanut butter I start to sweat excessively and my body starts convulsing. The roof of my mouth becomes coarse and itchy. I can’t live with this fear anymore. My thirst for peanut butter must be quenched without me going into a full blown panic attack.”
Getting Rid Of It
Where the other therapies have failed to show completely effective results like talk-therapy, medication and cognitive behavior therapy; NLP basedPhobia Release Program has brought in very effective results.
What is most appreciating about NLP is that, it cures the problem from the root. It is most successful in eliminating Arachibutyrophobia.