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Ever wonder what a hypochondriac really is?

Posted by Sharon W on 8/04/03 at 13:20 (126207)

Way too many of us, at one time or another, have gotten the 'fish eye' from some doctor who clearly thought we must be a hypochondriac with all of our complaints of painful and mysterious foot problems. Of course, we all know what that MEANS -- it means that doctor will never do anything to help us with our (very real) foot problems, or even to control our pain.

Ever wonder exactly WHAT a hypochondriac really is -- I mean, what that nasty little medical label really means?

Here's an article that answers that question:

http://www.uihealthcare.com/news/news/2003/08/04hypochondriasis.html

Sharon
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