Arachibutyrophobia: Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth
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It’s an uncomfortable feeling for everyone, but the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth is one of those full-blown weird phobias for some. Some people can handle eating small amounts, but others avoid peanut-based products like peanut butter sauces and ice creams. It can be rooted in a broader phobia, like the fear of sticky textures or choking, or it can occur independently. If you think a fear of peanut butter sounds weird, you’ll be really freaked out by these 46 weird facts that most people don’t know.
Alliumphobia: Fear of garlic
Your favorite garlic bread recipe could cause a panic attack for someone with an extraordinary fear of garlic. Far from a dislike of the potent vegetable’s taste, people with alliumphobia might start to shake or feel unable to breathe when around garlic or other pungent plants like onions and chives. Perhaps focusing on its health benefits could help; a compound in garlic may have powerful anti-inflammatory effects, according to a 2015 study in a 2015 issue of the Journal of Immunology Research.