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Can neck tension and anxiety cause dizziness and brain fog?

Can neck tension and anxiety cause dizziness and brain fog?

See your doctor : Your symptoms can be due to a multitude of medical conditions. These need to be ruled out before we assign your symptoms to anxiety or "stress". Please see your doctor for a complete history and physical exam to include comprehensive lab panel. Your symptoms could be due to diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, medications, neurological illness, etc. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

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


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Have anxiety. No meds. Light headed, cant breathe, feel like pressure in head, squeezing in throat, face tight and tingling. Anxiety?

Have anxiety. No meds. Light headed, cant breathe, feel like pressure in head, squeezing in throat, face tight and tingling. Anxiety?

See a doctor: it's time to go see your doctor. There are many causes of such symptoms including anxiety. However medical illnesses also present with such symptoms. See your MD. ...Read more

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Pressure behind nose eyes eyebrows feel my head throbbing mainly in back of head neck withdrawal from wellbutrin (bupropion) feeling dizzy and foggy derealization?

Pressure behind nose eyes eyebrows feel my head throbbing mainly in back of head neck withdrawal from wellbutrin (bupropion) feeling dizzy and foggy derealization?

Wellbutrinwithdrawal: I understand your distress. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is a medication for Depression. It can have withdrawal symptoms of headache, dizziness, and depersonalization. Duration of withdrawal symptoms will depend on how long you have taken Wellbutrin (bupropion) and how quickly you tapered off, and your metabolism. See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, monitoring of withdrawal symptoms; and Therapy for stress in your life. ...Read more

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Can anxiety causing my tight chest, neck, head, back and shoulders along with off balance feeling and feeling hot?

Can anxiety causing my tight chest, neck, head, back and shoulders along with off balance feeling and feeling hot?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. See doc first to rule out medical issues. ...Read more

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Head congestion, dizziness, anxiety, burning sensation on back of tongue, and nausea all of a sudden. Head cold or something else?

See below: Please call your primary care doctor to help you figure out what's causing your symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is feeling cold and shivery symptoms of panic and anxiety?

Is feeling cold and shivery symptoms of panic and anxiety?

YES: If you have anxiety , yes. Hot flashes as well as chills are physical manifestations of anxiety. Other symptoms include dry mouth, shortness of breath, tingling, blurring of vision, chest tightness, cramps, diarrhea... You don't have to have all of them, can have any combination of the physical symptoms. ...Read more

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Tingling/burning sensations randomly on body, head, and neck. Occasional shooting pains in head & pressure? Anxiety or brain tumor? Im getting a mRI?

Tingling/burning sensations randomly on body, head, and neck. Occasional shooting pains in head & pressure? Anxiety or brain tumor? Im getting a mRI?

Neurological exam: An MRI is not necessary unless neurological examination or history of your condition reveals either a specific defect or suggests that there is an architectural anomaly in the brain or spinal cord. See a neurologist for further help. If you'd like to discuss things: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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General CNS weakness, hot/cold sensations in head and chest, tremors in left hand, super discomfort, hopelessness?

General CNS weakness, hot/cold sensations in head and chest, tremors in left hand, super discomfort, hopelessness?

Related symptoms: You could benefit from a neurological look see to make sure there's nothing that could be causing at least some of your symptoms of tremor & weakness. However, you use the word "hopelessness" and I'd like to ask if you're in contact with someone who you can use that word with in conversation & has the ability to make you feel better? I predict you'll feel better in some other ways as well if yes. ...Read more

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Vertigo with extreme headaches and feelings of cold water being poured on my head and electricity feeling at times in my head..

Vertigo with extreme headaches and feelings of cold water being poured on my head and electricity feeling at times in my head..

Neurologist: The type of headaches you are getting may be migraines. These can give you these type of headaches. The symptoms are quite possible with this type of headache. The other thing that might present in this odd type fashion is a type of seizure called partial seizure. YOu need to see your doctor and see if the doc will refer you to a neurologist. ...Read more

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Tachycardia, sharp heart pain, loss of consciousness and paraesthesia (pins and needles sensation)..?

Tachycardia, sharp heart pain, loss of consciousness and paraesthesia (pins and needles sensation)..?

Call 911: Although this could represent hyperventilation or an anxiety attack, let a trained physician decide, don't run he risk of ignoring symptoms that could represent a heart attack. ...Read more

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Can constant worrying cause physical symptoms like prickling sensations in hands,feet, muscle twitching,jaw tightness?had normal brain mri,EKG

Can constant worrying cause physical symptoms like prickling sensations in hands,feet, muscle twitching,jaw tightness?had normal brain mri,EKG

Yes: Chronic worrying is a core symptom of anxiety. Physical manifestations of anxiety can cause discomfort and concern, and range from muscle tightness and aches and pains to chest pain, tingling and burning in different areas of the body, or other sensations. Anxiety also increases one's sensitivity to physical changes that may amplify these sensations. ...Read more

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Headache burning scalp vertigo crawling feeling on head and face fatigue itching?

Headache burning scalp vertigo crawling feeling on head and face fatigue itching?

Multiple symptoms: These multiple symptoms may not be related to one specific diagnosis and anxiety and stress may be the main culprit. Nevertheless, it's best to have your physician take a careful history and examine you if these symptoms persist and appropriate tests will be ordered if deemed necessary. Perhaps stress management therapy will be recommended. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause pins and needles and constant body pain? I suffer from anxiety everyday.

Can anxiety cause pins and needles and constant body pain? I suffer from anxiety everyday.

Hyperventilation: Pins and needles, especially to the hands, certainly can occur due to hyperventilation, which often occurs with anxiety. The body pain I am not so sure about, though. Talk to your doctor who is prescribing your xanax (alprazolam). You could also see a functional medicine or integrative medicine doctor to try to find the root causes of all of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is anxiety head rushes like seizures?

Is anxiety head rushes like seizures?

Anxiety ?: Can have many symptoms , such as ha, chest pain , shortness if breath , feeling dizzy and about to faint , my advise is see u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more