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West Covina, CA
A 24-year-old male asked:

I suffer from anxiety. i had a quick and short painful spasm in the side of my head. i got scared and started to feel a little tingly in my arm. why?

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Dr. Gary Lawson
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Low carbon dioxide: Your anxiety was the problem. You hyperventilated and caused the tingling.

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Last updated Jun 6, 2013

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