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    LifeVest wearable defibrillator
    marty1232 posted:
    I was just released from the hospital yesterday with this device.
    Since putting it on my anxiety had gone to a point that I had to take it off.
    I was just wondering if enyone else has experenced anything like this and how to deal with it.
    At this point I will not put it back on.
    James Beckerman, MD, FACC responded:
    These types of devices can serve a purpose, but I can understand how they might also provoke some anxiety in some people.
    Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Please speak with your doctors to find another alternative. They might also be able to prescribe a medication to help you with your anxiety.

    Best of luck to you!


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