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Vertigo sufferers' hypnotic high
Fundo Mhura at Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
Fundo Mhura at Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
Dozens of people with acrophobia - the clinical name for the fear of heights - have been convinced to brave a 100ft aerial assault course in Edinburgh.

The 50 volunteers underwent hypnosis at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena in Ratho in a bid to conquer their fear.

Participants on Sunday included Britain's top amateur boxer, Fundo Mhura, and a city bank manager.

They each underwent a 30 minute session of hypnotherapy.



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