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Health Tip: Talk to Your Doctor About Emotional Struggles

-- Your emotional health can impact your physical health, and your doctor can help you find healthier ways to deal with emotional challenges.

The American Academy of Family Physicians offers these suggestions:

  • Make sure you share any issues involving stress or anxiety with your doctor.
  • Once your doctor is informed, he or she can take steps to learn if a health condition is responsible for physical symptoms.
  • Together, you can figure out ways to manage your emotions, which should help improve physical symptoms.

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Posted: March 2017

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