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A 32-year-old female asked:

i have a feeling of electricity moving through my brain especially while walking. i get dizzy and my eyes have difficulty focusing. what could this be?

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Dr. Salman Saeed
Neurology 33 years experience
Head paresthesia: If you are having numbness and tingling in the scalp area that can be due to pinch nerves in the upper neck. If you are also having dizziness and visual symptoms then you may have issues in the brain. See a neurologist.

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