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How can I stop my health anxiety

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you have: significant anxiety about interacting with other people & regarding your health & what ever you have tried to date - hasn't worked then consid... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not very much info: here. Have you used SSRI's or tried cognitive behavioral therapy before a trial of Noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressants (NaSSAs)?
Dr. Andrew Ho
Psychiatry 30 years experience
Yes,See Psychiatrist: Both psychotherapy and medication can help. Finding a psychiatrist will be a good next step.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Gurr
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Health anxiety: Concern about one's health is normal. Concern about health that becomes intrusive and unstoppable is a problem. I suggest you try to be as busy as pos... Read More
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
Psychiatry 18 years experience
Health anxiety: Or hypochondriasis is an anxiety disorder. You mention you know you are healthy, which is great! Staying healthy by keeping medical appts, maintaining... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Educate yourself: The best solution to eliminate your anxiety is to read up more about Cancer. The first thing you will learn is that cancer is largely a disease of the... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Porrino
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See a doctor: Best thing to do is see you primary care doctor for a physical exam, and to address any concerns you may have. She can give you reassurance if everyth... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Health anxiety: 100 is still normal. Your A1C is normal. If you are worried about diabetes- maintain a healthy weight, exercise regularly, eat a balanced and healt... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Therapist: You need to continue your medications, but sound like you need to speak to a therapist regularly as well. Your physician should be able to refer you ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
ADHD and Autism 40 years experience
Regulation of habits: Besides the CBT, Wellbutrin (bupropion) & Lexapro try a notebook or tablet to track your daily routines like diet, sleep, regular meals, 7-9, 11-1... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
1. Have your wife see a neurologist, as tremor needs diagnosis. 2. For you, start cognitive-behavioral therapy, but also, consider biofeedback sessio... Read More

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