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A 38-year-old female asked:

Does panic attacks can give headaches?, i'm taking medication clonazepam and propalonol and i feel like a pressure in my head and scalp i also suffer from migraines but i notice that after i started taking anxiety medications i'm feeling dizzy too.

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Panic attacks: can trigger headaches. Please see your doctor and report your symptoms. He/she may adjust your medications if it appears necessary. Peace and good health.
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Likely the medicatio: Anxiety meds are common culprits when it comes to dizziness. Clonazepam is probably one of the leaders when it comes to this side effect. Propranolol can lower your blood pressure ever so slightly which can make you feel weaker and certainly can cause headaches. However, headaches usually resolve after 4 weeks approximately. Any other symptoms with the headaches?
Last updated Jan 9, 2017

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