A 20-year-old female asked:
I have been diagnosed with anxiety and i take sertraline. my fear is brain tumor. i have tension headaches. 5 doctors said so. but my fear is still hr?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Encourage you to: consider cognitive behavioral therapy to help you past your cognitive distortions and your obsessive fear. Take care.
3.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Michael Simpsonanswered
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
Automatic throughts: Our thoughts are very automatic and our mind is looking for answers. If she interprets her nausea as something to be afraid of, her mind will suggest possibilities and could include cancer. The key is to not always believe the first interpretation of a situation. She may benefit from going to a doctor and also a therapist.
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 14, 2016
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