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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hypochondriasis?: Hypochondriasis? This would likely benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Has to be therapy: A professional can guide you / offer you education and reassurance, but if you refuse to accept it, you will continue to suffer. It can be a big hill ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
It is important for: You to get help. Look for a therapist who practices cognitive behavioral therapy. Your health cannot be improved by staying on your couch. Exercise is ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Anxiety: Anxiety and stress is very common and can be very annoying to many people. Xanax (alprazolam) is an FDA Approved drug to treat anxiety. If taken too ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cheryl Burke
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Physical or not? : First, rule out any physical health issues then see a psychologist for anxiety- pseudo palpitations feel very similar. Dr B
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
No: This can be a normal phenomenon of adolescence as you learn to identify your sexual orientation. Many teens have similar thoughts. You indicate tha ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Consider: Cognitive behavioral therapy if you have irrational health fears. If you have realistic health fears that address those medical issues.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
David Adams Story: Unwanted thoughts re: having a health issue is common manifestation of ocd. For compelling story about how such obsessions can take over someone's lif ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Physical exam: stress, tension, anxiety, panic, etc. can all influence the body's immune systems. I would advise a comprehensive physical exam and lab testing, espec ... Read More
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Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
3 hrs sleep: Getting little sleep at night can decrease your immune system's ability to fight infection, lead to depression, cause an automobile accident, and ulti ... Read More
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