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is headache, sudden a symptom of acute stress reaction

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
57 years experience Psychiatry
Sounds serious: Psychosis means break with reality. If this is what happened, it is a serious symptom which should be addressed whether it is due to the stressful eve ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Acute psychiatric: reaction might occur if the person's mental defenses were really overwhelmed.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: It has to do with catecholamines - stress hormones. I had an elderly lady patient who had a heart attack upon being told that her cat had died.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Three ways: Takotsubo stuns the heart and renders part of it non-functional. It's seldom fatal. If a person has stress that raises blood pressure and cracks an at ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Perhaps: Not the usual, but in the setting of smoking, obesity hyperlipidemia diabetes sedentary life style some additional stress can precipitate.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Stress on heart: Acute stress reaction due to a major stress can increase blood pressure which can affect the heart. Other conditions such as Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Stressed by Trauma: Today is a Saturday (at least where I live). Sorry - don't know where PE is. If this occurred last night- most psychologists keep fairly regular work ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Pain to the location: Sometimes swelling.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
The symptoms: Can be the same sometimes diagnostic test like X-ray, MRI or bone scan help make e diagnosis.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
36 years experience Psychiatry
2 different things: A "stress fracture" is an orthopedic (bone) condition: a broken bone caused by repeated physical stress on the part. A "stress reaction" can mean man ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Johnson
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Location : It depends on where the stress fracture is located (in the hip or in the shaft), and how painful it is to walk. You need to see a board certified orth ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tandy Freeman
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Severity: Stress fractures develop over time due to excessive demand placed on a bone. A stress reaction is a stage in the development of a stress fracture.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Try it: Since all knee discomfort has resolved, I would try running but start slowly and for shorter distances. Increase both as tolerated. If knee symptoms ... Read More

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