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What Happened to This Man After Surgery Will Help You Conquer Your Fears.

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at 2016.04.22
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There is finally some hope for those of us living in fear of spiders. According to a new study, there might finally be a way to cure your arachnophobia for good. (You”re probably not going to like it.)

According to the study, a man who had suffered his entire life from arachnophobia was completely cured of his phobia following an unrelated brain surgery.

According to the study, a man who had suffered his entire life from arachnophobia was completely cured of his phobia following an unrelated brain surgery.

A series of unexplained seizures caused the surgery to take place.

A series of unexplained seizures caused the surgery to take place.

Doctors discovered that he had a condition known as sarcoidosis, which damages the amygdala part of the brain.

Doctors discovered that he had a condition known as sarcoidosis, which damages the amygdala part of the brain.

It was decided that an operation was needed. However, something unusual happened when the surgery was finished. The 42-year-old man was no longer afraid of spiders.

It was decided that an operation was needed. However, something unusual happened when the surgery was finished. The 42-year-old man was no longer afraid of spiders.

Prior to the surgery, the man went to extremes to live a spider-free life. The study says he couldn”t even look at spiders close up.

Prior to the surgery, the man went to extremes to live a spider-free life. The study says he couldn

Now, he is fascinated by these eight-legged critters. That”s one heck of a reversal.

Now, he is fascinated by these eight-legged critters. That

Some researchers believe that the surgery may have damaged or removed neural pathways in the brain that were associated with his fear of spiders.

Some researchers believe that the surgery may have damaged or removed neural pathways in the brain that were associated with his fear of spiders.

H/T: The Mirror

Great. Now all I need to do to not be afraid of spiders is have brain surgery. Sounds like the “cure” is worse than the disease. I think I”ll just keep living in constant fear of spiders.

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