Category: Psychological Disorders

Hypochondria – Are you really sick?

It’s always good to take care of ourselves, think about our medical condition and get our annual medical check-up or visit the doctor even if we have merely a cold. However, it is hard to know where exactly is the line between maintaing good health and constantly worrying about our wellbeing. This fine line is crossed when anxiety or an exagerated concern led us to suffer in silence the nightmare of hypochondria. What is Hypochondria? Hypochondria, also known as illness anxiety disorder or hypochondriasis, is a debilitating condition, defined as an extreme fear (phobia) of being physically ill. The person suffering from ... Read more