A 16-year-old female asked:
Can bronchospasm (narrowed and inflamed airways) cause neck and shoulder muscles to tense, thus causing tension headaches?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Backwards : The lungs are a separate system & localized airway narrowing does not alter distant systems directly. However, stress by itself can trigger bronchospasm & create a loop where both feed on one another. Those who learn meditation & relaxation skills can avoid much of this process.
27 viewsAnswered Nov 12, 2020
Last updated Nov 12, 2020
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