Anxiety about your health could be doing further damage to your overall health. Being anxious about your health is associated with the increased risk of having a heart attack.
- Having health anxiety is not good for your health especially cardiovascular health.
- Study reveals that a high level of health anxiety is linked to a 70 percent greater risk of heart disease.
- People with health anxiety should find a mental health professional who they trust to find a suitable way to approach and manage the problem.
Lorber recommends seeing a mental health expert and perhaps taking anti-anxiety medication. “Therapy really helps, and anti-anxiety medication may make the therapy more effective,” he said.
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