I Have Hypochondria

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 31 People

    I was told I had it 20 years ago & felt

    insulted. This is because I believed hypochondria is a fixation with being ill. I thought people were telling me Im exaggerating my illness or even imagining it. Now I realise its a strong wish NOT to be ill. I am now age 40 & my body is starting to reduce in health & my...
    michellekandro michellekandro
    Mar 22, 2015

    Hypochondria For Years! Only 18 Years Old. :( I Want Help Or Just Some Reassurance.

    I have suffered from anxiety for over 8 years, since I can remember... recently for the past 3 years I have suffered from Hypochondria.. in the 3 years that I have had the hypochondria I have "had all of these diseases" ... MS, MD, Seizures (even though I've never had one, i have...
    katienicole0112 katienicole0112
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2012

    Please how do you get rid of this.

    I heard nick cannon had kidney failure and has lupus. And Selena Gomez has lupus. I have been have severe anxiety for 2 weeks now that its gonna happen to me. How do I stop and act normal? Please I don't understand. I have bad health anxiety
    Dealingwithhypochodria Dealingwithhypochodria
    22-25, F
    Jan 19, 2016

    It sucks and it always causes me bad anxiety

    attacks i just wish i can get rid of it
    timeladynat timeladynat
    18-21, F
    May 11, 2014

    I accidentally googled last night.

    I have been doing good at keeping myself calm, and distracted from my hypochondria. Last Night though I broke down and started googling....aaaaaaand now I have a doctors apt.
    Almostalice1437 Almostalice1437
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2015

    so.....I ended up at the ER last night.

    (where they blew out my vein) This was the last straw. I have to get my hypochondria in check. I hate doctors, and needles.... they both scare the dickens out of me, but sure enough, there I was with an IV in one hand laying on the most uncomfortable bed in the world. Why? to...
    Almostalice1437 Almostalice1437
    26-30, F
    Jan 25, 2015

    I need to write this

    and get it out in the open. I have been a hypochondriac all my adult life. I believe it was caused by my depression and anxiety attacks. I don't know how to get past this and I have been fighting this all my life. When something happens to my mind or body I go into panic...
    ksbonneau ksbonneau
    31-35, F
    May 13, 2014
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