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Anxiety After Concussion
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
Many types of forget: If you mean that you do not recall portions of time when the injury itself occurred - that is not unusual. If you have persistent problems with memory in general sine the injury, that is a TBI (traumatic brain injury) related memory problem. Amnesia is a lapse in consciousness that disallows any (or most) recall of what had happened. One might come to and not recognize where one is. Do not drive. ...Read more
Daily Severe headache after car accident anxiety attacks eyelid spams metallic taste sleep pralyis took seizure&migraine meds no help,Mri brain neg
Car accident: It sounds like you are receiving appropriate medical attention. Please consider some mental health support by seeing a pro such as a clinical psychologist. You may be dealing w/PTSD. Clinical hypnosis can be helpful. See www.asch.net for referrals to licensed professionals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Could be: If one has sustained a true concussion, which does indeed result in loss of consciousness, loss of memory or a combination of both, there certainly can be a post-concussional syndrome, which not only can result in sleep dysfunction, but an additional syndrome causing problems for roughly 6 weeks. Most of this can be controlled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check up if persists: A headache after sex could be due to elevated blood pressure. Sleeplessness could be due to the emotional experience. If it persists check it out with your primary care doctor. If there are psychological issues, talking to a mental health professional will be helpful. ...Read more
Concussion 5 days ago. Rested & avoided cognitive activity since injury. Need to return to work, but get headaches after 40 minutes reading/computing?
Don't overdo it: Concussion injuries recover in variable time frames. You probably need just some more rest time. Understanding how long it takes to develop symptoms is helpful, as you should anticipate but not push the time to headaches and take breaks frequently. You will hear that you should avoid this type of activity; however, if you can tolerate periods of time without symptoms, you are not inducing harm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after medication from psychiatrist & psychologist session does OCD anxiety disorder muscle tension leave? Its been months &does cure/supress?
Time to review: If you've been in treatment for "months" and are still experiencing uncomfortable muscle tension, talk with your doctors about an adjustment in your treatment plan. If you're not already doing so, in addition to reviewing your meds/cognitive therapy, a targeted program of gentle stretching or other exercise may help reduce the tension that comes from "bracing" oneself against unspecified fear. ...Read more
Can taking .5mg of ativan (lorazepam) @ bedtime for 1.5 weeks cause anxiety/withdrawl symptoms when stopped. Prior addiction issues. Uncontrolled anxiety issues.
Yes, but this is: not the usual case. Benzo addiction usually takes two weeks or longer of continuous use, and even then, many patients do not suffer withdrawal symptoms, especially rebounding. Sensitive people can develop tolerance and/or dependence sooner, but I'm not sure if a history of addiction is predictive. Visit your prescribing MD for a less abrupt withdrawal protocol. ...Read more
Talk to the doctor: Who prescribed the medication. Tell them your symptoms. They will advise you. ...Read more
When mental health improves after 2 months of anxiety does physical symptoms of anxiety go immediately or slowly over time? Still sick but happier
Anxiety: Recovery rates are different for different people. Enjoy feeling better, more than the pace at which it happens. ...Read more
Feeling brain fog and derealization, dizzy, stopped wellbutrin (bupropion) two weeks ago. Took for anxiety, took citalopram before, can i take citalopram again?
Citalopram is a good: choice for anxiety disorder. If you responded and tolerated it before you may experience the same. Discuss with prescriber to review past and current symptoms and med experience. Employ anxiety management strategies, reduce stress, develop relaxation/self-calming measures. The following is a good place to review: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anxiety/basics/definition/con-20026282 ...Read more
Concussion april 22 still experience dizziness headaches nausea trouble concentrating insomnia neurologist taking me off amitriptyline what can I do?
Will the withdrawal symtoms of Paxil (paroxetine) ( nausea , headache ,anxiety mood swing etc ) persist for long time after stoping when will they be over ?
Work w/ Dr: The doctor who prescribed and should be handling your w/drawal is the right one to ask. It's part of their responsibility to you in my opinion. Yours is to be honest w/ them and follow recommendations. ...Read more
Stopped wellbutrinxl two weeks ago still having throbbing headaches,foggy brain,dizzy unsteady derealization, face pressure.will citalopram stop this?
Hit head playing ice hockey. No symptoms until 20 hours later. Fever, neck pain headache nausea. Better but persisting x4days virus or concussion?
Citalopram withdrawal 2 weeks after stopping feeling out of it and derealization, wellbutrin (bupropion) doing the same thing 2 weeks after stopping?
Anxiety and panic attacks rebounded very bad and then suddenly disappeared after i gradually quit paxil (paroxetine). Should i expect other rebounds?
Depends.......: The anxiety and panic attacks may have been due to the tapering in dose of your paxil (paroxetine). If you are completely off Paxil (paroxetine) for now, chances are the "rebound " may not reappear except for the original reason for which Paxil (paroxetine) was prescribed. Paxil (paroxetine) is notable for causing rebound anxiety with decrease in dose especially in patients who have been on the medication for a long time. ...Read more
I have anxiety. I hd Intnse head pressure for 2 seconds a month ago aftr havng panic attack. Feling tired, short term memory difficulty, mood swngs.
You have some of: the classic anxiety symptoms, of which there about 33. Get a physical exam for starters, then an appointment with a psychologist. Mood swings may or may not be related to anxiety, to make sure to describe them to your counselor. Here's a reference on panic. http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After intense anxiety with anxiety attacks, somewhat subsided but now feeling removed, dazed, lethargic. Why? Almost like a down after the storm?
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