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Cause of my anxiety I am constantly checking my breathing and heart rate, how can I stop this pattern?

Constant checking. of breath, heart, or anything else is a symptom, not the cause. After your doc has ruled out medical conditions please see a mental health professional. You MAY have an anxiety disorder focusing on health or some OCD. Peace and good health. Read more...

Obsessively checking heart rate. I battle anxiety. Can I cause my heart to race by constantly checking it?

Anything we focus on. tends to make it bigger, so focusing on your heart rate can raise it and make it more of an issue for your. See your doc to rule out medical conditions. Then see a mental health professional to learn ways to manage your anxiety. See www.relaxationreasponse.org for some self-help. Read more...

I'm constantly checking my heart rate for fear and anxiety. He beats 84 bpm whn im resting, is it normal?

Yes and no. A heart rate of 84 beats per minute at rest is slightly elevated but could be normal. Anxiety itself can raise the heart rate. 84 beats per minute is not dangerous in itself, but I assume it is not always exactly 84. If it is sometimes in the 70s at rest, it is much less likely to indicate a problem. Read more...
It is a little high. Your resting heart rate should be lower than 84. Perhaps you are thinking about it too much? If you are not exercising regularly, this is a wake up call to start. If you are, you might see your family doctor to check your heart, lungs and blood count. Read more...