Excessive Worrying & Your Health


Researchers warn that worrying about your health can be a self-fulfilling prophecy, raising the risk of heart disease and death. Neurotic and anxiety traits have also been linked to a higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Getting a negative result from your doctor is usually a relief for most people, but an estimated 5 to 10% of people still worry about their health even though there aren’t any significant symptoms.

Research has shown that health anxiety is linked to a higher risk of heart disease that is a significantly higher risk than those who don’t worry about the absence of serious …read more