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Are people born with agoraphobia or do they develop it?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
For most people the onset of agoraphobia is gradual. The fear of panic that can keep people inside their homes often starts around the mid-20’s. Watch Dr. Oz talk about who is more likely to develop agoraphobia.


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