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Welcome to the Libsyn version of the Anxiety Road Podcast, this is the involuntary journey finding medical, behavioral health, meditation, relaxation and x=the unknown treatment options and resources for people that have anxiety, panic attacks and phobias too.

This podcast is treatment agnostic. You can find more content and resources at

Nov 23, 2017

This is a brief look at the psychological or mental disorder aspects of the phobia. My goal is to introduce the topic and direct you to helpful resources.

I strongly encourage folks to talk with their medical doctors to confirm if what you have is a medical and not mental health disorder.

Tis not the time for the deep sleep. If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

MindShift App - from AnxietyBC This link is to the information page.

Science Daily article Should Exercise be What The Doctor Orders for Depression?

You have to exercise your brain as well. From Duke University via Science Daily "Brain activity buffers against worsening anxiety."
The International Paruresis Association provide information and resources about Bashful Bladder Syndrome.

Baz Chalabi has written an e-book called Shit Happens about Shy Bowel and has a website that speaks to some of the issues about that specific disorder.

Dr. Simon Knowles is at the helm of Toilet Anxiety and there are some free information resources on the handout page.

Hypnosis Treatment via an audio recording to help you self treat the disorder.


Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements. 

Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This blog and podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.