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I'm a medical student.. and I suffer from hypochondria.. I know all the symptoms, all the disease,, and I imagine them for myself..

I recently thought of MS.. I had brain MRI, that was normal.. but know I think of diseases worst than MS..

I can't sleep at nights.. I'm so disappointed.. I feel I stuck In a whirlpool..

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    Hi, I have been through similar and know it's tough to straighten our your thoughts. The mind is so powerful and leads the body. I have had health anxiety/hyperchondria for several years and am just starting to beat it....Try read a book I have recently read. It will be a great help for you. It's called Stop Thinking Start Living, by Richard Carlson.... Will really help you get control on your thought process... All the best
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    You are in the perfect field of study swap to auto immune specialiaty, our collagens (28) have 1,000 of mutations and ove 100 sub catigories known and named, think how many you have, - (clue you in we !100% of us has this wrong) we are all doomed !

    Now you know you are mortal and cannot do anything about it go jog 6 miles a day or swim, and become a doctor that uses Oral tolerance and HSCT to change the world ,

    What year medical student are you in ? 

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    Hi Mina,

    You are still a student and not yet completed your medical education. So it is better not to jump to a final conclusion. You are learning these diseases /complaints from patients and not for you to imagine yourself in such a picture. There is always some pathophysiology and a particular course of progression of a disease. Having knowledge of disease does not cause disease. Change your way of thinking. Collect as much as information you can and complete your medical education successfully. All the best.

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