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A 31-year-old male asked:

Lying in bed and when sitting still i can feel my pulse very pronounced all over my head and the tips of my fingers. no headache or pain. history of occasional anxiety and slight high blood pressure (130/85). over sensitive to pulse? anxiety?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Anxiety. Preoccupation with health issues is a socially accepted way to hide anxiety over other forces you do not understand. If you are not already you need to find a life coach that can teach you how to deal with the stressors in your life. Do the work and life will get easier & more enjoyable.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor and discuss if you may be depressed. Counter-intuitive as it may seem, exercise may help. Start with low intensity exercise such as walking and gradually increase the intensity as tolerated. Drink more water. Wish you good health!

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Last updated May 4, 2021

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