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A 17-year-old female asked:

How can i get over being a hypochondriac? i know not every headache is a brain tumor but it's always a nagging thought in the back of my mind.

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Headache: Genrally a brain tumor gives a persistent headache that does not go away and it has other associated neurological deficits or symptoms. Get it out of your mind. People are more likely to die driving than from a brain tumor.
Dr. Stephen Gordon
44 years experience
Please remember: At age 17 you have your whole great life ahead of you. Choose healthy habits today and unless you have a family history of very poor health, you will do fine. In fact even if your family is unhealthy, you can do much better, so start today. Talk to your physician for guidance. Good success!

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Last updated Dec 24, 2013

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