Why do I always feel like something is wrong with my health?
Illness anxiety disorder, sometimes called hypochondriasis or health anxiety, is worrying excessively that you are or may become seriously ill. You may have no physical symptoms.
Can health anxiety cause physical symptoms?
It Gets Tricky. Symptoms of anxiety produce very real physical symptoms: Dizziness, stomachaches, rapid heartbeat, tingling in the hands and feet, muscle tension, jitteriness, chest pressure, and the list goes on. These symptoms add fuel to the fire. Now you have real evidence that something is seriously wrong.
How do I know if Im healthy?
“Normal body temperature (98.6 degrees Fahrenheit and 37 degrees Celsius) is a sign of being healthy,” explains Dr Becker. “When body temperature varies from its normal range, it can be a sign of illness, either acute or chronic and it can indicate certain types of health problems.”
Should you Google your symptoms?
Why you should avoid over-Googling your symptoms Google provides medical information for common conditions, but its still always best to see a doctor. Theres also the risk of developing health anxiety, real condition that involves excessive worrying that you are sick.
Does health anxiety ever go away?
Because its a part of your being, anxiety wont go away completely. But you can lessen its grasp through understanding and self-awareness.
How do you know if you have a strong immune system?
Your body shows signs of a strong immune system pretty often. One example is when you get a mosquito bite. The red, bumpy itch is a sign of your immune system at work. The flu or a cold is a typical example of your body failing to stop the germs/bacteria before they get in.