Hypochondria is no joke -- as told by real people
Several hypochondriacs took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to explain what it's really like to be constantly afraid of getting sick.
Just because you know that you're a hypochondriac doesn't mean that it's easy for you to control it:
Getting over a chronic condition is difficult, no matter what it is:
The anxiety of thinking about the things that might ail you is enough to make you sick:
There's nothing worse than having your genuine feelings dismissed as attention ploys:
The psychological nature of hypochondria can make it a very lonely condition:
There's nothing like being around sickness that'll make you afraid of getting sick:
Jumping to the worst conclusions makes it nearly impossible to live life rationally:
People often dismiss hypochondria, but it's just as crippling as any condition:
Wondering why you suffer from hypochondria can be the most anxiety provoking aspect of it:
If you want to avoid thinking you're terminally ill, don't Google your symptoms:
Want more confessions from hypochondriacs? Check out Whisper!
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