Health anxiety

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I think I have been suffering health anxiety, what seems to make mine worse is the drs disregard everything I say it has been going on close to a year now, no testing nothing, i feel so alone with this, had som many drs appointments and all say anxiety or can't tell me where the pain is coming from. can anyone give me there phyiscal symtoms they have just tired of feeling alone. x

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    Hi I have health anxiety and my symptoms are headaches daily numbness in head, I've had dizziness, heart palpitations , lump in throat, heart beating hard , chest pain , feeling I can't breath right, god there's so many, I've had enough of it I had this for 2 yrs now, never been on mess for it but think the time has come for me, my worse one is the headaches. X
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    Well i totaly understand you. I am passing through the same period. I am constantly alone, refuse to seek help because i am ashamed. I have insomnia, smoke lots of cigarettes and feel dizy all the time. I have also eating disorders and constant headaches. The worst thing is that when i am not feeling sick or anything, i am inventing something. Everyday new pain. That is a very bad period and i can not really concentrate on anything. Please seek for help. It can be just worst
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      Completley agree with you Joana it is terrible, and like you everyday a new pain or symptom, think I have convinced myself I have lypmoma now, wish I could just go back to being normal and feeling alive again x
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    I have had a variety of problems but the one that was most puzzling was pain in my feet.  I started having pain daily about 3 years ago.  It got pretty severe and I went to my doctor. I had nerve conduction tests, small nerve fiber biopsy, glucose tolerance test to rule out diabetes.  No conclusive results.  It got to the point that I could not drive my car with my shoes on and had to try to use cruise control continuously so that my feet were not pressing the pedals.  Even socks were tormenting me.  The pain started with the feeling you get after standing for a long time,  then it became burning as well, and after that tingling was added to the mix.  It got to the point that I planned my suicide and attempted it twice.  The second time that I was in lockup there was a doctor that said I had a mental condition that was manifesting itself in a physical response.  In other words, when I get stressed out, my feet hurt.  Now finding a cure, thats a whole new story.  I tried all sorts of meds, some for pain, some for muscle, some for depression, some for other mental disorders, but I found what helped quite by accident.  An anti anxiety medication.  And when I am really stressed I end up taking the max dose per day.  On good days I don't even think about taking them.  Very strange this Health anxiety.  
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