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Health anxiety and feeling constantly down.

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Annon78

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Hi there.

I had a bit of a health scare that turned out to be nothing but my imagination.

For some reason, I am constantly worried about dying, now - in particular, from cancer.

I am 41 and am in good health and have no history of cancer in my immediate family.

I wasn't particularly healthy in my 20s, but spent most of my 30s trying to make up for this - no smoking, less drinking, eating healthily and lots of exercise.

My problem is that I, for some reason, feel that I do not have that long left to live.

There seems to be a huge media bombardment of people, my age and younger, who are dying of cancer at the moment and I cannot help thinking that I will be next.

It is all I can think about and seems to be sucking all the joy out of life at the moment.

Is there anything I can do to get out of this?
 
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Fairy Lucretia

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hi welcome x i can see how a health scare would scare you x but you have to try and remind yourself that you are fine x could you have a complete medical to confirm that? if this feeling continues maybe some kind of talking therapy would help x love Lu x
 
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