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Ok guys I really need help.. Over the past month or so I've become seriously obsessed with my heart. Mostly my heart rate. I've had every test done that could be done (bunch of ekgs, chest X-rays, chest CT scan, sonogram of my heart, complete blood tests looking at my cholesterol, triglycerides, thyroid, checking for possible blood clots, everything was tested. I even did a treadmill stress test at the cardiologist office. And everything came back completely normal as I knew it would. I always have perfect blood pressure, and I eat a very healthy diet.. Always have. I have a bad habit of checking my pulse now (I'm talking like 100 times a day no kidding) which I know increases it. My resting is normally like in the 90s-100s which multiple docs have told me is "normal" especially for my age (23) but if I go a while without checking or if I'm actually just relaxing it's back in like 60s-70s so I know it's me causing it. But I don't know how to stop. It makes me scared to do anything physical especially exercise which I've never been scared of. Exercise is good for your heart and I know this but I don't know how to get past this fear/obsession.
So basically I just want to know how you guys have coped with this type of health anxiety?
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