12 doctors weighed in:
Is being nervous about your healthy conscienctious or hydrochondiac?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Howard Paul
Clinical Psychology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Health anxiety
The answer depends on the extent of the anxiety and how many times you find yourself visiting the doctor, staying up at night or not being able to enjoy yourself.
If concern turns into healthy activity such as good diet, regular exercise and regular sleep and does not interfere with your mood, its ok. If you think you always have cancer or are always dealing with a significant illness, not ok.

In brief: Health anxiety
The answer depends on the extent of the anxiety and how many times you find yourself visiting the doctor, staying up at night or not being able to enjoy yourself.
If concern turns into healthy activity such as good diet, regular exercise and regular sleep and does not interfere with your mood, its ok. If you think you always have cancer or are always dealing with a significant illness, not ok.
Dr. Howard Paul
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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Sounds like it is time to speak with your internist.

In brief: Depends
Sounds like it is time to speak with your internist.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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