Sensorimotor OCD

Have you ever been hyper-aware of your heartbeat? Or thought about breathing and now have to do it manually? Maybe you think about the feeling of swallowing and cannot escape it despite trying your hardest. Sensorimotor OCD involves being obsessed or hyperaware of our bodily functions. It is an obsession with bodily functions and sensations, […]

Why do I keep checking my heart rate?

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Heart rate OCD is a theme of OCD that is linked to heart health, or the worry of a heart attack and associated problems. It can be paralysing, making us fear disease or heart failure, preventing us from exercising and worrying too much about our diet. In the last few years I have become obsessed […]