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Lehigh Acres, FL
A 29-year-old male asked:

I have a phobia with my hr. i have no heart problems but when i work out and feel hr high scares me, i panic and cause anxiety/panic. what to do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Heart rate fears: That's too bad since so many great activities in life would elevate one's heart rate. Since you already know that you have a healthy heart, you might wish to consider some cognitive behavioral therapy sessions to get beyond this.

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Last updated May 14, 2017

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