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What Can Help Me Not Be A Hypochondriac
Many can help: First step is usually a complete physical check up to be sure any medical conditions are being properly treated. There also should be an evaluation and a treatment plan by a mental health professional. This will usually involve psychotherapy with or without medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Counseling: 1. if you have physical symptoms then have them worked up. if everything checks out then: 2. see a psychiatrist or psychotherapist 3. treat anxiety if present 4. learn self calming techniques http://blogs.psychcentral.com/emotionally-sensitive/2012/04/self-soothing-calming-the-amgydala/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sending waves: I am sending you massive thoughts of love and appreciation. Do you feel any better? ...Read more
I guess im a hypochondriac. I cant help but 2 get nervous wen it comes 2 my health! Im having pain on the top of my head. It sore when i touch it why?
Allodynia: The phenomenon you refer to is known as allodynia and reflects a process known as "central sensitization." If you have pain on the top of your head along with allodynia and if the pain on the head is severe, throbbing, one sided, associated with other symptoms of nausea, vomiting, sensitization to light, sound, smells, etc. then, you are likely with headaches of a migraine type. ...Read more
I'm a hypochondriac and it's starting to be draining and I get really depressed because everyone gets mad at me all the time for it. Treatments? Help!
I am taking Metamucil and have noticed white string like things in my stool. Can this be from the fiber? I'm a def hypochondriac and have diagnosed myself with worms please help.
Depends: Metamucil's main ingredient is psyllium husk, a natural plant fiber that is a source of soluble and insoluble fiber. The soluble fiber creates a viscous gel as it travels through the GI tract. The insoluble fiber moves through intact. So hopefully the white worms are just husk remnants. If not go see your Doctor for stool cultures Ova and parasites x 3. ...Read more
Help. Heart condition(wpw) thats real turned me into a hypochondriac after 2 seperate catheter ablations. Anxiety bad on my heart. ?
EP Doc: Anxiety adds stress. Related to cathecolamine levels being elevated which then give a vicious cycle predisposing you to arrythmia. WPW is usually dealt with efficiently. I dont think you should be worrying about it. Talk to your EP Doc. There are different ways of dealing with anxiety and stress. From Meditation, to beta blockers, to SSRIs. Hope you get better Cheers C ...Read more
Psychotherapy: There are psychological reasons why you are worried about being physically sick. This may be due to experiences you have had in the past. It could be related to illnesses in your family or a wide variety of other reasons. You should have a complete physical check up if you have not had one .Then, the best way to deal with these symptoms would be enter into psychotherapy ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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