Fear of Flying – Part 2

Eliot C. Heher, MD My last column discussed fear of flying and began a discussion of its treatment. To reiterate, every successful program starts with the fearful flyer learning as much as they can about the safety of air travel, the operation of airplanes and the air traffic control system. Once the fearful flyer has […]

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Fear of Flying – Part 1

Eliot C. Heher, MD While most of us find travel at least mildly travel stressful, fearful flyers dread even the most routine flight. Pre-trip anxiety can hinder the fearful flyer’s preparation for a trip and anxiety about the return leg of the trip can ruin a vacation or make the fearful flyer less effective during […]

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