Nov 17, 2021
Last time I gave a very brief description of misdiagnosis and
an example or two. This is a follow-up to last week’s pebble in the
If you have a health, medical phobia or descriptions of
medical conditions make you anxious, you might want to skip this
episode. If you have cardiophobia, stop, do not go on, this is not
the episode for you.
Honestly, I got overwhelmed with the number of similarities
between mental and physical health issues.
Talk about information overload. So I thought about it and
decided to break it up in manageable parts. Why didn’t I think
about this last week?
Because my tendency is to want to give the whole pizza pie
instead of a slice. Except it isn’t pizza pie but lots and lot of
words. It can be a bit much.
Anyway, this time a quick look at the physical illnesses that
can mimic anxiety symptoms.
CNET video on a possible new treatment for severe depression via a
2015 Psychiatric Times, Managing Anxiety in the Medically
Dr T. Jared Bunch, MD post on Everyday Health on Is It Anxiety or Heart Disease
Sometimes It's Hard to Tell the Difference.
From ADAA.org is a post on Irritable Bowel
(IBS) with info about the interrelationship
between the two conditions. Very Well Mind has a lot of information
about panic attacks and IBS
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