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Panic Attack - What Triggers It?

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 Bertil Hjert (June 28, 2008)  When it comes to panic attack, people usually tend to wonder what triggers it. Experts believe that there are two different types of stimuli that results in this condition, namely: internal and external stimuli. 1) Internal stimuli include the following: a) Emotions b) Thoughts c) Bodily sensation such as a skipped heart beat or a stomach acne. 2) External stimuli include the .. (Anxiety)

Panic Attacks and Menopause - How Are the Two Related?

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 Bertil Hjert (June 28, 2008)  Most disorders are clinically dependent on each other. Hence, there is a possibility of a relationship between panic attacks and menopause. In fact, according to a research, panic attacks and menopause are closely related to each other. Many people with attacks have a tendency to develop a certain type of chemical imbalance due to the effect of the attacks on their overall bodies. .. (Anxiety)

Anxiety Leads to My Purpose

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 Kristen L Baker (June 27, 2008)  Finding your purpose For as long as I can remember, back to childhood even, I always wanted to be the helper. In grammar school, I wanted to be the teacher's helper all of the time. As I grew older and more mature, the desire to help others became stronger. My aspiration when I was in Junior High School was to be a psychologist. As I entered high school, the want to help others was .. (Anxiety)

Dealing With Social Anxiety How One Simple Change Can Work Wonders

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 Alex Taylor (June 27, 2008)  Dealing with social anxiety can be tough, but there are simple and effective tips that you can follow to dramatically decrease the problems you may have that are associated with your social anxiety. One of the most simple and effective of these tips is to find a new hobby and immerse yourself in it. There are very specific reasons why something as simple as a new hobby can work so .. (Anxiety)

A Primer on Anxiety, Part I

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 Bill Belcher (June 27, 2008)  Anxiety can be defined as a serious medical illness that impacts 19 million people in America over the course of a lifetime. The majority of people who experience anxiety initially go to see their Primary Care Physicians, seek help at their local Emergency rooms, and nearly 40 percent of anxiety disorder patients are misdiagnosed and not offered the proper treatment for their anxiety. .. (Anxiety)

Overcoming Health Anxiety How the Internet is Preventing Your Recovery

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 Alex Taylor (June 27, 2008)  Overcoming health anxiety is often made harder than it needs to be, simply because a few simple rules are broken. One of these fundamental rules that should never be broken is investigating your own physical symptoms on Google. This is a road to disaster, and the sooner you get off it, the sooner your health anxiety will lose its grip on you. Googling your symptoms is done with good .. (Anxiety)

Treatment For Panic and Anxiety Attack Banish Them Forever and Enjoy Peace of Mind

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 Willow T (June 27, 2008)  Regardless of what you might believe, or what you have been told, there is a powerful treatment for panic and anxiety attack, one that is completely natural and proven by people just like you, over and over again. Is this you? You found yourself in hospital because you really thought you were having a heart attack. It was too real to be ignored. You were told later that is was an .. (Anxiety)

Alternative Treatments to Help Reduce Anxiety

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 Evelyn Lim (June 26, 2008)  Many turn to the use of prescription medication or herbal supplements for anxiety. They also use psychotherapy to help alleviate their stress. However, in addition to these more traditionally known methods, there are also other self help and holistic techniques that can help. Acupressure is a form of massage therapy that is an effective way to deal with anxiety. It is used as a pain .. (Anxiety)

Causes and Symptoms of Anxiety

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 Evelyn Lim (June 26, 2008)  Can you be suffering from anxiety? If you notice yourself feeling a great deal of discomfort to the point of having a panic attack or in deep stress, you may just be experiencing what one in sixty people in the western world is suffering from - anxiety. In the modern age, there is much that can trigger this negative state in us. For instance, in finance, you may feel stressed and .. (Anxiety)

Anxiety Treatment Coping With Anxiety Living in the Moment

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 Tamas Gloetzer (June 26, 2008)  When you're anxious, you are anticipating the future. You might be afraid of a possible encounter with a spider. . . or worrying about the possible outcome of your recent blood tests. . . or trying to figure out if the racing heart you're feeling means that you're having a heart attack. . . or sitting frozen to your chair and fearing the many possible ways your boss might respond to .. (Anxiety)

Easy Calm Review Is Easy Calm Anxiety Treatment Legitimate Or Just Another Scam?

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 B. Owens (June 25, 2008)  The Easy Calm Video Coaching Series is one of the more popular anxiety and panic attack treatment programs available for purchase today. But does it really live up to the hype, or is it just another scam? Jon Mercer, the creator of the Easy Calm series, was a longtime sufferer of anxiety related problems and had been diagnosed with several anxiety disorders, including social anxiety, .. (Anxiety)

Help, I Cant Breathe!

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 Michael Curran Smith (June 25, 2008)  I have been there. It seems utterly weird, but for no good reason you feel like you just can't breathe. You feel like all the oxygen on earth just got sucked out and you're drowning at the bottom of the ocean. You feel like a fish out of water or a human being under water, or both. It's nasty. It can feel like you're going crazy or like you're going to throw up on the spot. Like I .. (Anxiety)

The Benefits of Online Therapy For Anxiety

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 Matt Bush (June 25, 2008)  Anxiety is a difficult thing to live with. It can lead us to constantly worry about everything. The good news is that there is help. This article is going to explore how online therapy can help those struggling with anxiety. Anxiety is a part of being human. Sometimes though, anxiety can become a bit too much for us to handle, and starts to interfere with our lives. This is when you .. (Anxiety)

How to Stop Anxiety Attack and Possible Cures

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 Frances Whitsett (June 25, 2008)  HOW TO STOP ANXIETY NOW. . . NATURALLY What Causes Generalized Anxiety Disorder? The exact cause of GAD is not fully known, but a number of factors - including genetics, brain chemistry and environmental stresses - appear to contribute to its development. Genetics: Some research suggests that family history plays a part in increasing the likelihood that a person will develop GAD. This .. (Anxiety)

Overcoming Health Anxiety How Sleep Can Set You Free

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 Alex Taylor (June 25, 2008)  Overcoming health anxiety can be tough if you don't have a plan in place, but by following just a few simple ideas your chances of success can skyrocket. The key to being successful is knowing what areas of your life need your immediate attention, and knowing which tactics to use in those areas in question. Arguably the most important area you must focus on if you want to overcome your . (Anxiety)

Beat Social Anxiety How a Journal Can Be the Answer

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 Alex Taylor (June 25, 2008)  If you want to beat social anxiety quickly and naturally, then one of the most beneficial things you can start to do right now is to keep a journal. But there are right ways and wrong ways to use a journal to beat your social anxiety, and what follows are 3 simple and effective tips on how to do it right. 1. Be Consistent: Make a promise to yourself to make an entry in your journal at .. (Anxiety)

Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder A New Approach

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 Alex Taylor (June 25, 2008)  Treatment of generalized anxiety disorder can be successful, but only if you stick to some fundamental guidelines. One of these fundamental guidelines that should always be followed is to “surround yourself with recovery. " The concept of “surrounding yourself with recovery" is probably new to you, but in a few minutes you'll fully understand this concept, and more .. (Anxiety)

Overcoming Anxiety Its Only Impossible If You Cant Admit You Have It!

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 Jaime Smith (June 25, 2008)  Overcoming anxiety attacks can seem near impossible if you're a chronic sufferer. But there are many ways of treating anxiety and the first and most important step is yourself. If you suffer from anxiety attacks continuously, sometimes it's just easier to pretend that you've got some sort of chronic physical illness that you can do nothing about. Don't misunderstand, you are suffering .. (Anxiety)

Working on Treating Panic Attacks in Therapy

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 Matt Bush (June 25, 2008)  Panic attacks are a terribly unpleasant thing to experience. Fortunately, therapy can be a positive way to help treat the attacks. This article will examine how therapy can help you work through your attacks. Typically therapy begins with an assessment of yourself. This helps the therapist understand more about your history, and also current situation. This background is very .. (Anxiety)

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Skills to Help Yourself in Six Weeks

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 Karen Hastings, Herts (June 24, 2008)  For many people who need help with overcoming depression, anxiety, OCD or other emotional, psychological or behavioural problems, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy could be the answer. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is suitable for anyone who is able to think and reflect on his or her thinking! Of course, this is trickier then it sounds but a good therapist can help you do this. Cognitive .. (Anxiety)

What is the Best Social Anxiety Treatment?

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 Mike T (June 24, 2008)  Do you want to get rid of social anxiety, become more confident and relaxed in social situations? Then you need psychological counseling and medication. This combination is a good social anxiety treatment. Usually, the level of your physical and emotional symptoms will tell you what's the better social anxiety treatment. That is between counseling and medication. Counseling is enough .. (Anxiety)

Get Relief With These General Anxiety Disorder Treatments

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 Chip Westley (June 23, 2008)  General Anxiety Disorder treatments can be divided into two broad categories. Psychotherapy and medications may be used separately or in some combination to successfully treat this disorder. The treatment for each individual patient needs to be structured to meet his or her needs most effectively. Your doctor may need to try several different methods and adjust your treatments before .. (Anxiety)

Natural Stress Relief

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 Jennie Gandhi (June 23, 2008)  Stress is an accumulation of harried activities. Multi tasking is a necessary means of survival and also stay-at-home moms and dads feel the need to break free. If you get this runaway feeling and extremely burnt out kind of sensation in your chores, you are at the risk of extreme stress. Stress manifests itself as a skin irritation, hair loss and the inability to recollect simple .. (Anxiety)

Best Exercises to Cure Anxiety

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 Mike T (June 22, 2008)  Do you know that there are exercises which cure anxiety? Yes! Just spend half-an-hour daily doing exercises to lessen your anxiety. Certainly, you will improve a lot. Doing exercises everyday will boost your feel-good endorphins, increase mood-enhancing neurotransmitters, relaxes your muscle tension and minimizes your cortisol (stress hormone) levels. Then you can sleep well and become . (Anxiety)

Anxiety Treatment How to Control Your Worries

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 Tamas Gloetzer (June 20, 2008)  Do you find yourself worrying all of the time? Do friends and family consider you a worrier? Chronic worry is a form of anxiety, and although everybody worries at one time or another, worry can become problematic when it becomes uncontrollable over an extended period of time. If you find that your worrying is interfering with your life, below are some steps to help you to regain control . (Anxiety)

Discover the Best Herbal Remedies For Anxiety

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 Mike T (June 19, 2008)  Herbal remedies are excellent for anxiety because they are safe and do not lead to dependence or addiction. Now herbal remedies are becoming popular alternative to prescription drugs for the treatment of anxiety. Number of studies showed that many people have become all right with herbal remedies for anxiety. The have the calming effect. Here are some effective herbal remedies for .. (Anxiety)

4 Anxiety Management Techniques

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 Howard Guy (June 19, 2008)  When you ask a person what worries them, it could be something as simple as leaving their houses unlock or not being able to pay their credit card bills on time or their child's health. However, when you ask one person who is suffering from anxiety disorder, you would probably get detailed answers of worrying over a typo on the last report he filed, or her sister's wedding arrangements .. (Anxiety)

Marijuana Causes Anxiety?

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 Michael Curran Smith (June 19, 2008)  Isn't pot supposed to make you mellow, laid back, chill? Well, it does, that's right it does. The only problem is that it only does that for some of the people, some of the time. For other people it does the exact opposite, it's can make you anxious, paranoid, anti-social. Maybe you've been there, I sure have! It's not fun. In fact, it can be down right terrifying and frightening. .. (Anxiety)

Specific Phobia - Do You Suffer From Specific Phobia?

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 Bertil Hjert (June 19, 2008)  Most people are not aware that they are having a phobia. However, it is very important to know whether you are having it. Try to determine the following: a) Are you afraid to fly? b) Are you unable to stand needles? c) Do you tend to cancel your appointments with the doctor? If the answers to the above mentioned questions is in a ‘yes’ may have a specific phobia. What is .. (Anxiety)

Agoraphobia - How to Handle Agoraphobia

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 Bertil Hjert (June 19, 2008)  Agoraphobia can be referred to as one of the forms of panic attacks. This is one of the most depressing and restricting types of panic attacks. Most people understand agoraphobia as an extreme fear of a loss of total control. Here, the patient tends to feel this fear as soon as he or she leaves a place full of security and control, usually home. A lot has been written and said about .. (Anxiety)

Quick Relaxation - Certain Exercises to Help You Relax

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 Bertil Hjert (June 19, 2008)  These days when there is a lot of stress on individuals to face tough competition and a lot of problems, it is very important to go for self relaxation methods without having to waste much time. Fortunately, there are several methods available for obtaining quick relaxation. Experts suggest some great exercises that work wonders on a tensed mind and body. Here are some of the quick .. (Anxiety)

How to Manage Anxiety - 3 Tips For Better Mental Health

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 Howard Guy (June 19, 2008)  Some people are termed worrywarts. They are those who always worry about their kids jumping too high on the trampoline or their husbands driving too fast. Their worries can be brought on by their pessimistic or cautious nature and this is quite normal. However, when their worries become unrealistic to the point of inducing restlessness, headaches and insomnia, this becomes a whole new .. (Anxiety)

Treatment For Panic Attacks - 3 Tips to Help You Cope

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 Howard Guy (June 19, 2008)  "I thought I was going to die. I felt my chest tighten and I was sure I was having a heart attack. I told myself I was too young to get a heart attack but I couldn't breathe and I was already losing consciousness. I woke up in the hospital after a few hours. " This is the testimony of a real person who suffered a panic attack. These are one of those horrible conditions that can occur in . (Anxiety)

3 Treatments For Anxiety Disorder to Help You Cope

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 Howard Guy (June 19, 2008)  Anxiety disorder is a generalized term for many psychological conditions including obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, post traumatic stress disorder as well as the many phobias. Treatments for anxiety disorder can vary depending on the severity as well as the type of disorder a person has. Some doctors would treat anxiety disorders using different .. (Anxiety)

Feeling Short of Breath? Simple Tool For Anxiety and Panic

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 Krissy Jean (June 18, 2008)  Are you feeling short of breath? Obviously, it is normal to feel short of breath sometimes, such as when you are exercising or physically exerting yourself. However, feeling short of breath is a common physical symptom of anxiety and panic. When people are anxious or panicky, they are apt to breath with quick, shallow breaths. The good news is that you can lessen your anxiety symptoms .. (Anxiety)

Treating Health Anxiety 5 Tips You Can Use Right Now

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 Alex Taylor (June 18, 2008)  Treating health anxiety can be difficult, but there are some simple and effective things you can do to get yourself on the road to recovery. What follows are 5 simple tips that you can put into action right now. If you can follow some or all of these tips you'll be amazed at the difference they can make. 1) Don't Google Symptoms: If you have health anxiety then you'll often .. (Anxiety)

Overcoming Agoraphobia A Fresh Approach That Can Work Wonders

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 Alex Taylor (June 18, 2008)  Overcoming agoraphobia is often approached in completely the wrong way. In some cases, this delays someone's recovery by months and even years. The biggest problem is the misconception that agoraphobia is no different to any other mental illness, and so psychologists and books will often suggest traditional treatments - things like psychoanalysis, where you look into your own past for .. (Anxiety)

Three Keys to Dealing With Social Anxiety Disorder

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 Frederick Haring (June 18, 2008)  Those that have social anxiety disorder, or S. A. D. , know how devastating this affliction can be. Unfortunately, there's no “silver bullet" that works for everyone when it comes to treatment. However, there are three basic principles that will help anyone with the disorder, no matter how severe their symptoms. 1. Accept It! This sounds simple but many with social anxiety .. (Anxiety)

What is a Panic Attack?

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 Lisa Miskella (June 18, 2008)  If you have ever experienced a Panic Attack, then you are all too familiar with the feelings of heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, numbness and tingling, tightening in your chest, afraid you are dying or the feeling of losing control, dizziness or a choking sensation. These are all symptoms of a Panic Attack. While the various symptoms of a panic attack may feel that .. (Anxiety)

Controlling the Stress of a Health Crisis Simply by the Way We Interpret Things

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 Marc Lerner (June 18, 2008)  Anxiety is often caused by the way you interpret what is happening to you or what is about to happen. We direct our thoughts to our self image and which ever self image we focus on responds to that in-put. Think to a negative, anxious self image and you get negative anxious responses or interpretations. Direct your thoughts to a positive, conscious in the moment self image and you get .. (Anxiety)

5 Best Anti Anxiety Medications

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 Mike T (June 17, 2008)  Are you looking for good anti anxiety medication? Then you are going to discover it here. Even though you are not in a position to do your day-to-day activities, anti anxiety medication puts you at ease. If your anxiety level is mild to moderate, counseling and non-medication treatments can help you. But if your problem is severe or your diagnoses require medicine, anti anxiety .. (Anxiety)

Health Anxiety Symptoms How a Simple Trick Can Completely Eliminate Them

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 Alex Taylor (June 17, 2008)  If you currently experience any unpleasant health anxiety symptoms, you could benefit from using a simple tip that's recently been discovered, and which is proving highly beneficial to health anxiety sufferers. It's based on the very old (and very well-known) trick of breathing into a paper bag to normalize your breathing during a panic attack, or when you're hyperventilating. When .. (Anxiety)

Fear of Choking to Death Almost Ruined My Life

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 Michael Curran Smith (June 17, 2008)  Let me tell you, I have been there. It seems totally insane, but for no good reason you feel like you're going to die, you actually feel that you can't swallow, can't breathe. When you're eating food you feel like your food is going to get lodged in your throat. It's horrible. It can feel like you're going crazy or like you're going to vomit. Like I said, I've been there. I used to .. (Anxiety)

Social Anxiety Disorder Self Help 5 Tips You Can Use Right Now

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 Alex Taylor (June 17, 2008)  It's not easy to overcome social anxiety disorder, but there are things you can do to start yourself back on the right path. What follows are 5 simple tips that you can put into action right now. By following some or all of these tips, you'll give yourself a real boost of momentum, and this boost can sometimes lead to a real surge towards complete recovery. 1) Take Up A New Hobby: .. (Anxiety)

Our Iranian Definition of Anxiety

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 Poran Poregbal (June 17, 2008)  I would like to explore my understanding of how we Iranians deal with mental health issues as a multicultural group. I will not refer to the multicultural groups as a group for itself, as it is not fair to the diversity in each group alone. To be specific I like to examine our Iranian culture as a group while this group is divided to an unknown subgroups and subcategories. To make the .. (Anxiety)

Anxiety Treatment How to Shop For a Therapist to Treat Your Anxiety

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 Tamas Gloetzer (June 17, 2008)  Shop around! If you have a friend who has sought therapy, ask him/her for a referral. Even if your friend's therapist isn't available, you can ask the therapist for a recommendation to another therapist. You can also check out the phone book or online (under “psychologists", “counselors" or “mental health") for therapists in your area. Ask about cognitive-behavioral .. (Anxiety)

How to Deal With Social Anxiety Disorder Breathe!

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 Frederick Haring (June 17, 2008)  Social anxiety disorder can be crippling to say the least. People with the disorder are often trapped by the symptoms of the disease. Some have such severe cases that they rarely leave their homes or interact with others. This does not need to be the case though. Medication and psychotherapy or talk therapy are by far the most common methods of treatment. However, breathing techniques, . (Anxiety)

How to Stop Anxiety Attacks

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 Peter C Johnson (June 16, 2008)  Many people ask me how to stop anxiety attacks. They are just one form of anxiety disorder. There are various treatments available both in medication form, therapy forms and other natural remedies. Panic attacks are normally associated with intense feelings of fear which come on extremely quickly. Common physical symptoms are shaking, trembling, difficulty breathing, rapid heart beat .. (Anxiety)

Welcome Your Anxiety

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 Ronnie Freedman (June 16, 2008)  Why would anyone suggest “welcoming" anxiety symptoms? Anxiety symptoms are signposts which lead you to the true cause of your difficulty. They are pointing to the true reason for your difficulty. Listen to these symptoms and use them to figure out what is really going on in your life. They are a red flag, a signal for change. Something is not working and needs to be changed. .. (Anxiety)

Hypochondria Breaking the Habit Naturally

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 Ronnie Freedman (June 16, 2008)  Hypochondriasis is not a derogatory term. It is a somatic disorder that proves to be real and difficult for many individuals. The person may experience symptoms of a physical ailment and yet anxiety is the culprit. An overactive mind and body is the result of constant worry. Symptoms of hypochondria usually follow a prolonged period of worry, usually concerning an undiagnosed symptom. . (Anxiety)




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