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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have anxiety and sometimes it causes my back muscles to tense up and i get a tingling feeling on the left side of my face. i this normal?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Tight muscles and: tingle can be symptoms of anxiety. Please see your doc to rule out any medical condition and then a mental health professional for anxiety management training. Peace and good health.
Dr. Tony Willson
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Certainly: Anxiety can manifest itself in many ways to include muscle tightness as well as tingling sensations and many other symptoms. Make an appointment with your doc or a HealyhTap provider to provide more details.

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