Most of us worry about our health and some of us have to manage serious medical conditions. Excessive worrying about health may cause great distress and may affect our daily day life. Depression or anxiety may be causing or worsening your symptoms. So it’s always better to find a good physician and solve down your problems.
A hypercondriac usually is suspected by a primary care physician and confirmed by a psychiatrist or other mental health professional, although the patient often refuses to be a patient.
The diagnosis is based on person’s medical complaints and history, and a doctor’s physical examination and laboratory tests. The symptoms of the disorders are mainly diagnosed by the doctors and the severity of the problem is being explained to the patient. The doctor also counsels the patients to avoid any kind of exaggeration various form of depression, schizophrenia or somatisation which may occur after diagnosis.
These kinds of disorders are not seen in the early stages of life. They are chronic disorders that are long lasting and usually common in the age between 20 to 40.This condition can begin at any stage of life. It often starts in a person’s 20s and can be triggered. It affects men and women equally. If the symptoms are severe the disorder tends to last longer. But in most cases as the medical treatment is provided the duration tends to be shorter.
Incorrect interpretation of symptoms perceived by the persons has a chance to mislead you so proper diagnosis only could help you to get proper medical attention. A simple questionnaire test can be conducted by the authorized persons in order to come into the conclusion that the individual is hypercondriac and even to suspect that he or she is showing any symbols of other diseases.
All lies in the mental strength but that doesn’t mean that the symptoms need not be considered but a hypercondriac thinking may help you to overcome the sufferings as mental strength plays more than physical grievances.
Research studies say that normally 10-20% of the world population are hypercondriac and they even refuse for proper diagnosis of the diseases they are carrying.
Think positively; don’t worry yourself as your mental condition is the only strength you have. It’s always good to avoid worrying about your condition, try to talk to someone who can help you to tackle your situation. If you do have a current symptom that is less than common like laboured breathing, excessive bleeding, allergic reaction, side-effect of medication, etc. you need to contact your doctor or call the emergency services. But on the other hand no need to over react to minor, common symptoms or constantly worrying over the health.
If you find some symptoms you could search internet or you can try to read article related to it, you can see programmes related to it, thus you can reach to a conclusion to the physical symptoms you have, your physician may advice you to have proper diagnosis test which may be like blood test, urine test, MRI scans and other which may help you to identify properly.