The Hypochondria Blog » September 2011

September 15, 2011

This is in reply to Tammy..Hun you posted that you lost your mother when you were 11. I lost mine at 14. I just want you to know that I am exactly, EXACTLY like you are. I think that our hypochondria goes back to losing our mothers at a young age. Now that we have children of our own we fear that something may go wrong and we will not be able to be there for them.

I understand you completely hun. I would advise you to at least try a course of medication because it really does help. I was getting continual urges to check myself all throughout the day for lumps etc..The meds have kind of calmed the urges a little plus it is really important to get help for the depression that can also happen with this mental illness that we have. The depression can be debilitating at times I know. I have the same fears about medication that you do as well, but really, I don't feel like I have any choice BUT to take it at the moment..Life is too hard without it.

Please do take care ok and IF you can get some counselling too then please consider doing so..It all helps..xxx

Comments (0)


logo

The Hypochondria Blog
is part of the
Health Diaries network. Health Diaries publishes blogs, articles, and news on health and fitness topics.

About
Advertise
Contact
Contribute
Sitemap


free get well cards
Tell someone you're thinking of them with one of our free get well cards. We also have sympathy cards and blank cards if you want to send thanks or just a hello.


Have a news tip or want to share your personal experience? Drop us a line at
cancer @ healthdiaries.com
(remove the spaces).
All content published on HealthDiaries.com is provided for informational and educational purposes only. HealthDiaries.com does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The site and its services are not a substitute for professional medical advice and treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor before making any changes to your diet, health routine or treatment.

Copyright © 2006-2007 HealthDiaries.com and the authors. All rights reserved.