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Worrying About Good Health May Lead to Bad Health

People who, in spite of being healthy, constantly worry about their health may be actually ruining it. According to a study conducted in Norway, persistent uneasiness about a possibility of getting a disease, called health anxiety, proved to be a serious risk factor for developing a heart disorder. After following the health of 7,052 people for 12 years, researchers at Sandviken University hospital in Bergen found that those with health anxiety were 73 percent more likely to develop a...

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