Health Anxiety is the fear of having some incurable disease. And it’s not uncommon.
Of the patients I’ve seen with health anxiety, this fear has started with a close family member being ill, after a period of stress, or a big shock.
This is Lisa’s story. I have sought full permission to share her story her name and some details have been changed to protect her identity.
I meet Lisa for the first time. She is warm, friendly and funny and has me chortling away several times during the…