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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can i be causing my own anxiety on purpose considering that i am a huge hypochondriac ?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Can't be helping it.: Hi - It's me again. It does sound like some targeted therapy can help you learn how not to be hypochondriac while taking good care of yourself. Yes, worring about possible medical conditions based on self diagnosis is an almost certain way to build anxiety. Get some good help with it. You'll be okay.
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