Do Doctors get or have health Anxiety

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Why don't doctors take health anxiety sufferers seriously? Are we wasting there time ?  If only my doctors could temporarily experience the chest pains/palps/dizzyness/nausea ect.....they might then listen and understand more. Going for blood tests and other tests does not cure anxiety only temporary peace of mind....

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    Yes exactly! One night I literally had trouble breathing all night long I didn't sleep and cried all night long I went to the doctor that morning & all the doctor said was like oh your lungs seem good it's jst anxiety n stress. I was like just anxiety? I'm here walking like a depressed zombie bc I haven't closed one eye the whole night and instead of trying to find any cure that can relax my symptoms you simply say it's nothing jst anxiety. It's sad doctors dnt care about anxiety 
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      Many unfortunately and that's one of the reasons why many of us think that there is more than anxiety that's wrong with us and that they're actually missing our real healthcondition 
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      Trouble is anxiety cannot be sured.  There are ways to help yourself cope with it, and medicines to try and alleviate it, but is something you have to accept.  Doctors must see dozens of patients a day with depression, it is so common.  When you have suffered anxiety for years and years like I have you learn to live with it and not blame doctors for telling you you have anxiety.  It is very scary I know, and I am sorry you are suffereing so bad with anxiety. 

      Read all you can about self help and practice the breathing and relaxation.

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      Learn relaxation techneiques, and yes doctors gets them, all to well understood, the main thing is you dont want drug thearpy unless its the last line of methods left as virtually all of them leaves you with a rebound effect and you are worse off than when you started on them, so dont go there unless you have to 
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    They seem not to care because to them its just a symptom of anxiety and often ocd. It tends not to pass however until the root problem is addressed. I'm in therapy for my health anxiety
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    Some do some dont: My Grandfather had sevier anxiety disorder, it was passed to EVERYONE mother, cousions, (2 hospitalizied) Uncle is  a Dr with it, I was pharma sales rep with it, -- I had one doctor meet me at his office at 2 am, to see me in full blown panick attack, its REAL !, no these Aniexity attack's can manifest themselves in many ways and in many degrees, while my uncle gets them just as bad as myself he has been able to avoid being on medication by realizing Nothing is really wrong, on the other hand 2 cousions can not and both are Heavily sedated most of the time, I am middle of both roads while my mother was sevier and so am I, I also realize these manifistations of anxiety are 99.99999% nothing but your mind racing out of control, but I do take mild medications when needed, but have never been hospitolized, so my best advice it to get to see a good psycothearpyist to find out the cause- with us it is genetic as we All have one other thing in common a mile genetic mutation of our blood gene's, and the effect of over 25 people of varyimg degrees, again mine is constant so mild medication and a diversion helps, my uncle rarely if ever medicates for it, just lets it pass and 2 of my 1st cousions have been institutionilized, this is a failure of self control vs self comfort, We all get various social dealing anxietys it is how we deal with them that is important, dont medicate unless it is truly nessassary and disabeling 
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    Doctors are people just like us and of course they can get the same problems we get including anxiety and depression.  I agree with you about the tests.  I have had many and nothing physically wrong was found.  I am sorry you have not found sympathetic doctors.
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