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Never has our culture been more aware of personal and global health hazards, from both within and without.
Explore a new genre. Burn through a whole series in a weekend. Let Grammy award-winning narrators transform your commute. Broaden your horizonswith an entire library, all your own. But if your anxiety persists even after doctors tell you they can find nothing wrong, it may be hurting you more than it helps. You might researchmedical conditions on the internet, exercise constantly, or check your body for signs of disease, all the while growing more and more consumed by worry. And that worry has consequences of its own—the never-ending cycle of anxiety canall but destroy your quality of life.
We can often become preoccupied by our health and strive to seek reassurance from other people to reduce our fears. Health anxiety is very common approximately 1 in 20 people have some type of anxiety difficulty at any one time. Guided Self Help may also be of benefit. Depending on your circumstances, you may benefit from one or a combination of these treatments. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT is one of the most effective types of treatment for health anxiety. Generally, CBT helps you to identify unhelpful and unrealistic beliefs and behavioural patterns.
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Patients with chronic diseases commonly report fears of illness or symptoms recurring or worsening. These fears have been addressed from an illness-specific perspective e. The broader concept of health anxiety HA can also be applied to patients with a chronic disease.
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