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Galaphobia (from Greek gala, "milk"), also known as lactaphobia or lactophobia (from Latin lacte, "milk") is the fear of milk. The fear is developed because of their sour taste, intolerance to lactose, or even drinking spoiled milk that tastes yucky. People suffering this phobia would avoid drinking milk as well as consuming something that contains milk in it. The inhibiting effect of galaphobia is especially prominent in children who needs to drink milk almost everyday to help their bones get stronger as they grow up. Not drinking milk may result in bones fracturing as they grow up and develop osteoporosis later on in their lives. So children suffering galaphobia must be treated right away, using common methods like psychotherapy, energy therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. If they're lactic acid intolerant, medicines can be used to treat it.

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