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How to assess Health anxiety

Do you worry too much about your health?

If you find that you’re preoccupied with your health and frequently thinking that you have an illness, then you may have something called health anxiety.

If so, you might recognise some of the common experiences described below:

How your body might feel

Thoughts you might have

Feelings you might have

Things you might do

If these look very familiar to you, then you might find it useful to learn more about health anxiety in the ‘Learn’ section of this website. You’ll also find some helpful tips and advice on how to manage your anxieties in the ‘Manage’ section.

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