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Doctor insights on: Anxiety And Head Sensations

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Can anxiety give you a really weird head sensation n kinda like you pass out or lose ur self really worried it's serious I keep worrying bout it?

Can anxiety give you a really weird head sensation n kinda like you pass out or lose ur self really worried it's serious I keep worrying bout it?

See your doctor : It is very common for anxiety to manifest as physical symptoms. These physical symptoms can be scary because they mimic serious medical conditions such as a heart attack. Go see your doctor for a physical exam. Once physical problems such as thyroid disease or heart disease are ruled out, your doctor can recommend treatment for your anxiety such as medication and therapy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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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Wat type of sensations can anxiety cause to your head?

Different sensations: Anxiety tends to increase your blood pressure and cause rapid but shallpw breathing which can produce light-headedness, muscle tension can cause soreness or pain, and with high anxiety and heart rate even tremors can develop. Some people feel tingling or numbness and experience muscle twitches. ...Read more

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Burning like sensation in part of the head can it be anxiety or sinusitis?

Both: You include no history or apparently take no meds but this group of complaints could be either. It is not possible to say based on what you have said. but the burning in the head is most likely viral. Anxiety can cause this also especially if you are a very jumpy person. See you doctor if persists. ...Read more

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Extreme sensitivity to fluorescent light. Cause fuzzy feeling in head. High anxiety. Occasional wave sensation in head. Help!!

Extreme sensitivity to fluorescent light. Cause fuzzy feeling in head. High anxiety. Occasional wave sensation in head. Help!!

This could be: sub-migraine headaches, so start with a general physical and ask for a referral, if needed, to a neurologist. This could also be atypical light sensitivity of just the eyes and eye/brain interactions. For this, see an ophthalmologist. This should lower your anxiety, but if not, the anxiety could also cause hypersensitivity to external stimuli. Now, we have a different problem...anxiety. ...Read more

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Zapping or shocking sensation in the back of my head. How can I stop this. I have anxiety & this worsens it. Please help..Thanks in advance.

Zapping or shocking sensation in the back of my head. How can I stop this. I have anxiety & this worsens it. Please help..Thanks in advance.

Anxiety: I understand your discomfort and Anxiety Conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, peer pressure, and doubts about identity can cause Anxiety and physical symptoms. Use Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Tai Chi, Yoga, and Meditation, Music Exercise, See a Psychiatrist for Therapy to understand stressors , how to cope , to overcome anxiety to resolve conflicts ...Read more

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I keep getting burning head sensation and pain in the right side of my head, does this has to do with an anxiety disorder? How can I stop it?

I keep getting burning head sensation and pain in the right side of my head, does this has to do with an anxiety disorder? How can I stop it?

Physician Visit: It doesn't immediately sound like it has to do with an anxiety disorder, but it might be related. It does seem like something you should check out with a physician though, it could be something serious that you can get treatment for. Let your doctor know about your anxiety disorder when you do go in. Good luck. ...Read more