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20 Jul 2005

anxiety

when somebody drops something or the phone rings loudly near me, (few examples)or something happens ubruptly , i get sturtled easily or i become fearful or anxious. could this mean a weak heart or a problematic heart. i have no headaches or dizziness.
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01 Jan 0001


Dear Lilly,

No, this just means what you said – that you startle easily. Ypou may have an underlying problem of anxiety, which ,makes you more “jumpy” than most people. For this, you could ask for help from a psychologist, but start by speaking to your GP. He will know whether to refer you on.

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