• Welcome to the Anxiety Community Forum, a friendly space for discussion, help and support with mental health issues. Please register to post and use the extra features available to members. Click here to register.Everyone is welcome!

health anxiety

  1. P

    22 year old male with major hypochondria forum!

    Hello all, I am new to the thread and just wanted to share my experience so far with this. For the past 4 months I have been dealing with the feeling of having serious health issues that doctors are not finding. I have felt weak, I have had muscles aches and weakness, major headaches, major...
  2. S

    changing fingernails

    Hi everybody! I've been suffering from health anxiety for almost 4 years. And 2 years ago it go so bad that my boyfriend broke up me because it was too much for him, I bothered him with so many questions about health and told him about many symptoms that he just couldn't take it anymore. So I...
  3. P

    Cardiac Problem or Health Anxiety????

    Hello there! So, I've been anxious about my health lately. I did go to the ER for chest pain that lasted about 9-10 hrs. Had an ECG done and it came out normal. A few days after ER, I had unusual chest tightness and felt like there was something stuck in my throat. This discomfort was relieved...
  4. F

    Chest pain from smoking

    I’ve been getting cramps in my chest which I believe are from smoking. But my anxiety keeps telling me it’s something more serious. I’ve had my heart checked out so I’m fairly certain is just from smoking like I said. I also had a bad reaction a few months ago to Lipitor which gave me bad cramps...
  5. S

    Has anyone heard of anxiety symptoms being this intense?

    Hi, I am a 29 year old male and for the past 3 years I've been dealing with some debilitating symptoms that are persistent day in and day out. I always start focusing and reading too much into what my body is doing. For instance if I get a sinus infection in my mind it's meningitis or the...
  6. A

    Symptoms are endless at this point

    It seems like I get a new symptom everyday. I'm sent into a full panic attack from tiny things (mosquito bites, thinking my food tastes a little bit funny, etc.) and my face goes numb and it feels like I'm on the verge of fainting every time. this happens multiple times a day now and it gets in...
  7. G

    Vibrating feeling

    Sometimes my body feels like its vibrating on the inside. Like im not visibly shaking yet i feel like im trembling. Does anyone else experience that? I'm thinking it's from all the adrenaline pumping through my body everytime im nervous which is basically all day everyday. Also my main symptom...
  8. F

    I need to know if anyone has similar symptoms surrounding anxiety

    Big hello from New Zealand to my fellow anxiety warriors. I have suffered from anxiety (predominantly health anxiety) for half my life which sounds like a lot however i'm only 24. The past month has been extremely difficult for me and im nearing my wits end with suicide becoming a more and...
  9. B

    How Does Health Anxiety Affect.... Everything?

    I joined this community - like many of you - to simply to get some health related reassurance, guidance, support, etc. I've experienced severe health anxiety through most of my childhood and adult life. Sometimes, depending on what's going on in my life, it isn't as bad. Other times, it's...
  10. H

    deleted

    >thread deleted by user<
  11. Jennycard

    Please help afraid of aneurysms and heart issues

    I’m 24 and feeling extremely anxious about heart failure or having a ruptured brain aneurysm. I’ve already had a $300 dollar head CT scan done 1 week ago and it checked out fine! Yet every time I get a headache/migraine, my mind goes to the worst. I start googling and googling. The minute I feel...
  12. J

    Anxiety and Lymph Nodes

    Hey all, this is my first post to the forum. I’ve been wanting to discuss this issue I’m having and see if anyone can relate or has any words of wisdom. So for the past 9 months or so I’ve been having a problem with swollen lymph nodes, among other problems. I’ve been diagnosed with health...
  13. P

    Anyone else have mental health anxiety versus physical health anxiety?

    I’ve always had bad anxiety. Especially post partum. I had a baby a year ago and had it pretty bad then. I worried incessantly about developing psychosis and harming my baby or family. (Fifth baby and this has happened with all of them). This was an ongoing fear. Even before I had her. Then a...
  14. D

    Do not download heart rate apps!!!

    I'm a sufferer of health anxiety for 5 years, I'm 21 and have thought I've had a variety of issues (mostly heart related). I've been checked several times. Mainly been given resting ECGs in which doctors have told me I'm fine. The most responsive answer I got was once a doctor did send me to...
  15. G

    Is this a symptom of anxiety?

    Since yesterday i feel like i cant take a deep breath. Like technically i can take a deep breath when i try to breathe in and out slowly but it just feels weird. This has happened to me before but its lasting longer than usual. The feeling isn't going away and im just so frustrated. My brain...
  16. B

    Strange feelings down one side?

    Hi, first time poster long time lurker. I’ve been suffering with severe anxiety for about a year now (more milder for a few years previous to this) Anyway, a few months ago I started feeling strange sensations down one side of my body (left). It’s almost like a feeling of irritability all down...
  17. T

    I think I have MS

    So I am a hypochondriac otherwise I wouldn't be on this site, and there have been a number of conditions i thought i had that now seem ridiculous to me. But this seems to the scariest and hardest to get over. I am genuinely concerned that I might have MS or something and nobody is taking me...
  18. M

    Fear of HantaVIRUS

    Today I was at my boyfriends parents house and he's been having a rat problem in his walls and attic for a while now This horrible smell has been filling the house since yesterday and I'm not sure what it is and where its coming from but my boyfriend had been telling me its prob rat poop in the...
  19. B

    Huge hypochondriac/14 years old/soon to be diagnosed with some condition/need help

    Hello all! I’m Michael, and I’m 14, soon to be 15. Anyways I’ve been anxious about my health since seventh grade. I’d had a panic attack in which I was worried I was having a stroke. I credit that presumption to my unnecessary medical knowledge haha. Regardless, ever since I’ve struggled with...
  20. M

    New fear of Tuberculosis

    my grandma has COPD and my mom spends a significant time in the hospital with her. Recently, they moved my grandma to a respiratory center. My mom was sick for like 2 weeks with some kind of repository problem more than a month ago and she got her friend sick too because she was staying at her...
Top