Danielle says a year ago, something switched in her body and she went from being fun and energetic to being consumed by anxiety. She says her days are filled with doctors’ visits, trips to the ER, monitoring her blood pressure, and severe panic attacks. The young mom of three says she’s convinced there’s something more going on with her than just anxiety, but that doctors can’t figure it out and always say it’s just her anxiety. 

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On Friday’s episode,  Dr. Phil explains to Danielle that she must get her anxiety under control before doctors can determine if there’s another issue underlying her behavior. 

“Whether it’s a heart problem, a heart valve problem, whatever’s going on, this will mask it until you get this under control,” he tells her. “They will never find it.” 

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He suggests she use biofeedback to learn to control her body and get her anxiety under control. Hear more in the video above. This episode airs Friday. Watch more here.

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