Posts tagged Panic Attacks
The Best Exercise for Health Anxiety: Bikram Yoga.

According to Mayo Clinic, regular physical activity helps control weight, combat heart disease and other health conditions, improve mood, boost energy, promote sleep and more.

The problem with anxiety and exercise is that many of the physical sensations associated with rigorous exercise closely resemble physical symptoms of health anxiety.

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What is Health Anxiety (Hypochondria)?

Hypochondria (and hypochondriac, someone who has hypochondria) is a label that comes with a stigma. As a result, it’s common for people challenged by health anxiety to feel medical practitioners, family members and others are dismissive of their concerns.

Google search interest in health anxiety vs. hypochondria (2004 to date)

It’s no wonder Google search interest in health anxiety surpassed hypochondria about a decade ago, and continues to rise.

Times are changing.

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Health Anxiety Symptoms: The Ultimate List.

Imagine. You just had dinner, and feel a little indigestion. 🤢

Hot flashes permeate your entire body. Your hands and feet begin to sweat.

Your mouth is dry, and you feel lump in your throat, like you’re about to choke.

Your heart starts pounding.

That was me, on an otherwise calm November evening in 2017. I thought I was about to die.

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