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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have had a tension headache for the past hour now it's gone but i feel light headed and and feel my pulse in the back of my neck and back of my head and i have insomnia and anxiety could that have anything to do with those feelings i'm experiencing?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Tension headaches: need to be evaluated by your doctor and the same goes for the other symptoms you mention to rule out medical conditions. If this is an anxiety disorder you can see a clinical psychologist to learn some stress management techniques. Peace and good health.
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