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Worrying About Your Health Can Make You Sick

Health Anxiety

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  • Worrying about your health can be a self-fulfilling prophesy, raising your risk of heart disease and death. In one recent study, those with health anxiety have a significantly higher risk of developing heart disease compared to those who don’t worry in the absence of serious symptoms


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