Health anxiety refers to a high level of concern about one’s health.
The most common symptoms of health anxiety are:
- Excessive worry about very small bodily changes
- Fear and dread when these bodily changes are noticed
- Stress and related bodily sensations, such as a racing heart
- Repeatedly visiting the doctor for reassurance that there is no disease or illness present
Health Anxiety can cause problems across many areas of an individual’s life, especially their work performance and their social life. If you would like assistance in the treatment for anxiety or to find a psychologist in Perth, contact us today.Article Title: Health Anxiety Article By: Vision Counselling and Psychology, Perth Western Australia Web Address: www.visioncounselling.com.au Published: 09/04/2014 Image Reference: Dollar Photo Club