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Alec Baldwin's daughter Ireland, 26, reveals alarming health condition

Kim Basinger's daughter revealed all on Red Table Talk

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Jenni McKnight
Jenni McKnightUS Lifestyle Editor
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Ireland Baldwin has been inundated with love and support after revealing her frightening health condition this week.

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The daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger opened up to Willow Smith on a new episode of Red Table Talk about her health woes, revealing she often feels like she is going to have a heart attack despite being only 26 years old.

WATCH: Ireland Baldwin opens up about terrifying health condition

"I suffer from cardiophobia… And you're like, 'What is that?'" she said to Willow during a sit-down inside Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's $42million home in Calabasas, California.

Confused by the medical term, Willow responded: "I don't know what that is," to which Ireland replied: "I didn't know either until I did a lot of research for a very long time."

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Cardiophobia is defined as an anxiety disorder characterized by repeated complaints of chest pain, heart palpitations, and other somatic sensations accompanied by fears of having a heart attack and of dying.

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Ireland was also joined by her mom Kim Basinger 

Ireland explained: "I have a fear of my own heartbeat. So, when it starts getting really fast, even when I'm nervous, even slightly nervous, or if I exercise or anything, I start panicking to the point where I'm convinced, no matter what anyone says, that I'm going to have a heart attack."

She added: "I had to go to a hospital. So, I've had maybe over 20 hospital visits in my life."

Sharing a clip of the interview on Red Table Talk's official Instagram account, the post read: "Thank you @irelandirelandireland for being so open and honest [heart emoji] RTT fam, we're sending you love today to get through whatever you're battling. You got this."

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Ireland has been open about her mental health struggles

Fans were quick to react to Ireland's health reveal, with one commenting: "I'm so sorry I did not know this. I love you." A second said: "Awhhh sounds horrible hope she's getting the help she needs."

A third added: "I was born with congenital heart and lung disease, and I can relate to this woman SO DEEPLY. She is not alone in this journey and I'm so glad this is having some light shed onto it."

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