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Does anxiety make you more or less likely to faint? I have a phobia of fainting but have never fainted but feel dizzy from anxiety.

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Anxiety

W/no history of fainting or other medical conditions it is highly unlikely that you you will faint.
Your anxiety manifesting as a phobia (irrational fear) of fainting and you are aware of this. Please see a clinical psychologist to learn ways to manage anxiety. See www.relaxationresponse.org for some self-help. Peace and good health.

In brief: Anxiety

W/no history of fainting or other medical conditions it is highly unlikely that you you will faint.
Your anxiety manifesting as a phobia (irrational fear) of fainting and you are aware of this. Please see a clinical psychologist to learn ways to manage anxiety. See www.relaxationresponse.org for some self-help. Peace and good health.
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