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Health Anxiety


#1

Anyone new to MAV might think about reading a book about Health Anxiety. It can be a very real problem when you have a nasty chronic condition like this. I definitely had it for the first few months. My therapist recommended this book. I read it cover to cover. It was very useful in understanding one’s psychological response to illness and how we sometimes exacerbate things:

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“Overcoming Health Anxiety”
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#2

I think that’s worth a buy my anxiety is not quite as bad as it was a couple of weeks/days ago but you never know when it will return fully! im getting it!


#3

Great suggestion!! when the symptoms die down, my anxiety dissipates too. But management strategies for when the problem flares is a good idea:)