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26 year old male here working as an occupational therapist.
Have a question relating to health anxiety, has anyone else experience when reading up on there physical symptoms and reading related symptoms to diseases ect they start to physically experience them also?.
My physical symptoms are..
Pins and needles occasionally in hands and feet daily.
Tingling limbs this also includes hands and feet.
Floaters in both eyes.
Full body twitching and jerking throughout the day.
Digestive problem such as excess gas, bloating stomach noises.
Muscle tension and pain.
Sharp pain in middle of chest happens throughout the day.
Heart palpitations, rapid heartbeat where I can feel my pulse constantly in my hands, neck, arms, back of head.
Docters are pointing to anxiety, had full blood count came back normal. And MRI Head and Neck.
Been offered antidepressants although I don't feel anxious or depressed I do feel constantly edge.
And feel that I might of develop health anxiety due to the symptoms im experiencing. Thinking I have got MS, ALD, Eye cancer, brain tumour, or rare digestive disease...
I have now started to become fixated on my moles on my body constantly thinking they are changing or develping new ones. I'm starting to feel insane..
I am enrolling in counselling with my first session starting on Wednesday evening to expore and to give rationale towards thought process.
Thank you for reading commets would be greatly appreciated.
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