Apparently, a spoonful of sugar does help the medicine go down for all ages, especially if a needle is involved. Having that little bit of sugar can actually help boost the endorphins and putting a little bit of sugar water in a baby’s mouth prior to a vaccination can actually… Continue Reading How to manage your fear of needles

Hello, my name’s Rhiannon and I have just completed The Thrive Programme. I originally came to Cara because I really wanted help sorting out my phobia of injections and needles in general. Now before I started Thrive, I honestly could not have an injection – I wouldn’t even entertain the… Continue Reading Smashing needle/injection phobia: “Got the FLU JAB yesterday!”

I felt the needle go in and I thought “great I’ve done it I’ve not fainted!” And then I fainted… The lady was very nice, she just literally took like two tiny things of blood. – I was quite kind of nervous about it. – It was okay really I… Continue Reading Scared of needles? Here’s how to stay calm during a blood test – Nuffield Health

– I’m so scared. (rock music) – We’re at Body Electric Tattoo, and I’m getting my very first tattoo. – I’m afraid of needles because last year I got a piercing, and that piercing got stuck under my skin. – I know nothing about getting tattoos. – I’m so scared… Continue Reading People Who Hate Needles Get Tattoos