Health anxiety is an anxiety condition that is often housed within the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) spectrum of disorders. Those affected by health anxiety have an obsessional preoccupation with the idea that they are currently (or will be) experiencing a physical illness.
You can access more information and support from the following organisations:
Anxiety UK is a user-led organisation, run by people with experience of living with anxiety, stress or anxiety-based depression
You may also benefit from these three self help guides:
You could also have a read of these self-help books - click on the cover for a preview on Google Books:
George D Zgourides (2008)Available on the book prescription scheme
Mark Williams and Danny Penman (2011)