i suffer from health anxiety but also have a fear of going to the doctors and having testing done-so basically I worry over every ache and sensation and catastrophize everything to worst case scenerio want mental relief but afraid to go to doc and put myself through testing
doc gave me routine stool cards few months ago did not do petrified to do and convinced i will need to gey colonoscopy and they will find something
so scared to do and scared not to do
Can anyone relate to this way of thinking?
I cant stand it anymore. Always worried. Always hypervigiliant with anything in my body. Im doing therapy but im not feeling better. Does anyone getting better? Please tell me. Thank you.
I am 28 years old and I have suffered from hypochondriasis for as long as I can remember. I feel as though no one treats hypochondriasis as a real mental disorder. I hear people all the time joke "Oh, I am a hypochondraic" and I can't help but to think to myself, do you really know what it is like to truly be a hipochondriac? This literally takes up 90% of my mental capacity during each day that...