All of us get freaked out about our health once in a while. But hypochondriacs who make up about 4 or 5 percent of the doctor-going public are a different breed entirely. People with hypochondria often feel sick and may even have symptoms, including dizziness, weakness, or pain, says Harvard Medical School psychiatry professor Arthur J. Barsky. The difference is that their doctors have already told them theres no clear medical issue. Theyre convinced that something is wrong, and it preys on their minds. If you think you or someone you know falls into that category, take this quick quiz ... and make your own diagnosis!
Are You Too Nosy?
Do your questions cross the line? Take this quiz to find out if your curiosity goes too far