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www.bbc.com/future/story/20160526-why-do-we-faint

May 26, 2016 ...Why do some people faint at the sight of blood, or a hypodermic needle, or even if they bash their funny bone? Does it serve any useful ...

www.fearof.net/fear-of-blood-phobia-hemophobia

Simply explained, Hemophobia or the extreme fear of blood, elicits a phobic reaction from ... since the individual is afraid of 'catching germs' from someone else's blood. Fear of blood is also linked to the fear of death or Thanatophobia. The sight of blood often causes the individual to faint; s/he may fear ... What do you fear?

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2854945

Blood-injury phobia may present as a vasovagal syncope in response to the sight ... The phobic response can be triggered by the sight of blood, by sustaining an ... The patient felt faint approximately 30's after the venipuncture during the first ...

www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/fainting

Common causes of fainting include heat, pain, distress, the sight of blood, anxiety ... Causes of a drop in blood pressure; What to do if you feel faint; First aid and fainting ... For this reason, some people, particularly the elderly or those on blood  ...

tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/AfraidOfBlood

The Afraid of Blood trope as used in popular culture. ... by giving it to someone in a medical profession or other position where they're likely to see a lot of blood.

www.livescience.com/36935-fainting-genetic-cause.html

Apr 15, 2013 ... Fainting may have a genetic origin, a new study finds. ... sight of blood, injury, pain, medical procedures, stuffy environments, prolonged standing and frightening thoughts. "Twenty-five to 30 percent of people will have had one or two faints ... "Quite often, these different genetic causes do feed into the same ...

www.refinery29.com/passing-out-causes-of-fainting

Mar 28, 2017 ... "Passing out is super common, and we see young, healthy people passed out ... Fainting happens when your brain isn't getting enough blood. ... This is the classic "I pass out at the sight of blood" situation, Dr. Tedeschi says.

www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/09/for-the-faint-of-heart/540984

Sep 26, 2017 ... How a distressing movie or play can trigger a body to pass out. ... The sight of blood is one reported by many people, but clinicians have also .... was looking at all of the crazy things people used to be able to do in offices: ...

www.anxietycare.org.uk/docs/medical.asp

The facts are that the bodily changes caused by severe anxiety do indeed cause ... People have a tendency to be squeamish at the sight of blood, injury or deformity. ... Blood phobics are the only phobics who actually faint at the sight of their ...