Home > Mental health > Brain > Fascinating phenomena Updated 08 August 2019 WATCH: Woman with Michael Jackson phobia turns to hypnotherapy for help When she was five years old, Poppy Johns saw Michael Jackson's Thriller music video. Since that moment, even the late singer's name can cause her anxiety, and set off a panic attack. 0 Related WATCH: Which phobia is the most frightening? Why some people freak out about belly buttons SEE: Why people are freaking out about pictures of holes Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains A woman is undergoing hypnotherapy to cure her fear of Michael Jackson, whose name can instil in her anxiety and panic attacks. Poppy Johns, 23, says her fear started when she was five years old, when she saw the Thriller music video. NEXT ON HEALTH24X Could psychotherapy work for you? 2019-11-19 07:07 More: BrainFascinating phenomena advertisement Other news Medical More sex partners, higher cancer risk? Medical Are disinfectants putting nurses at risk of COPD? Medical Good news for people with persistent anxiety Medical Caregivers, are you neglecting your own health to take care of others? Mental health In a first, doctors use robotics to treat brain aneurysm Parenting Vitamin D in pregnancy doesn't curb kids' asthma Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.