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How do I deal with health anxiety

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Sounds like you have: an anxiety disorder. Please see your doc for a check up and then a mental health professional who can help you deal w/this. Anxiety can express itse... Read More
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
ERP - A Form of CBT: Excessive anxiety related to physical symptoms or a medical condition, sometimes referred to as "health anxiety" or "hypochondriasis" is typically tho... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Your health anxiety: may be related to unresolved feelings and thoughts about your abortion. I would encourage you to work with a therapist to return to a place of health.... Read More
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 23 years experience
See a therapist: health anxiety, body scanning, heightened awareness of anything resembling a symptom can be alleviated with counseling.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
See below: Link to a california state psychological association. The website has "find a psychologist" tab. Good luck! http://www.Cpapsych.Org/.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Psychologist search: Please call your state psychological association or ask your primary care doctor. Peace and good health. The state association may have a search eng... Read More
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
See below: Link to a california state psychological association. The website has "find a psychologist" tab. Good luck! http://www.Cpapsych.Org/.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
Managing anxiety:: The most effective treatment for anxiety is relaxation training coupled with cognitive therapy that helps you modify the thoughts, perceptions and bel... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Find empathetic doc: I do not mean to imply that your doctors or any doctors are not empathetic people, however, if you believe this to be the case then, you should look f... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Need more specifics: I'd 1st want 2know more, like: when r u having these thoughts? Is a frightening thought related 2 ur health just popping into ur head & getting stuck... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Excessive anxiety: over health might lead to making mountains out of molehills. For instance, a person might become unnecessarily anxious because of even mild, insignif... Read More
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Yes: It certainly can. Most often it magnifies concern over minor problems or normal presentation of anatomy or physiology. See your md and rule out proble... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Howell
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Yes: The mind is very powerful and can generate many emotional and physical feelings--including symptoms of illnesses you don't have. Anxiety is a prime t... Read More

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