About Me: Female, 55, Cape Town, South Africa, member since Jun 2012
I am 54 and have had a problem with anxiety for about 25 years - started off as a fear of my heart soon after my first child was born. It escalated into full on general anxiety, or so the doctors said. I have tried just about everything except quitting smoking (darn).
[More] I am very unfit and that increases the fears of something happening to my heart should I embark on an exercise program. I often feel so alone in this but I see from reading other forums that it seems to be more common than I ever thought.
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