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Health Anxiety

Anxiety is fear for unknown or non-occurred events. In health anxiety, there is fear of having severe medical conditions without any proper symptoms or evidence. This condition is known as hypochondria. Treatment is done with the help of psychotherapy and antidepressant drugs.

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I suffered from hypochondria for 15 years, which has led to exacerbated anxiety about minor health problems. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have suffered from hypochondria for 15 years, with little ache or pain, and I investigate compulsively. My mind is fully occupied with my health, which has made me hypersensitive to all aspects of my body. Since the pandemic, my main focus of anxiety has been heart attacks and strok...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Can you be more precise regarding your concern? I hope this will help you. Thank you.  Read Full »

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