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Can anxiety make ur head feel funny kinda weird?

Can anxiety make ur head feel funny kinda weird?

What is anxiety?: Yes, anxiety can lead to perceptual changes. It is part of our natural "fight or flight" response which is very primitive. When we feel anxious, our veins constrict, our pupils dilate which can alter our perception of reality. Your experience is quite common. ...Read more

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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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What can anxiety make your head feel like over time?

What can anxiety make your head feel like over time?

Overthinking: In chinese medicine, when your head feels like it's working overtime, we call it "over-thinking." some of this comes from the huge amount of information we deal with daily in our digital age and it may also be from your biochemistry. Check with a clinical psychologist to learn some stress management techniques. There's lots of reason to hope. ...Read more

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Can anxiety make u feel off balance but more in the head ?

Can anxiety make u feel off balance but more in the head ?

ANXIETY/DIZZY: Absolutely–anxiety often presents with somatic complaints including heart racing or palpitations, shortness of breath, sweatiness, abdominal discomfort, diarrhea and dizziness just to name a few! However, it is best to have this checked out by your physician before to anxiety ...Read more

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I struggle with anxiety the top of my head is very painful and sensitive to touch was told this is due to anxiety ?

I struggle with anxiety the top of my head is very painful and sensitive to touch was told this is due to anxiety ?

Psych tests & treat: Interviews miss 54% while physical exams 51% so sensitively specifically identifying your challenge is the first step which should be the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Second or Adolescent Edition computerized report. Next depending upon the objective diagnosis cognitive behavior therapy, imagery, meditation, yoga, exercise, diet and schedule are crucial to begin stress reduction. ...Read more

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I struggle with anxiety the top of my head is very painful and sensitive to touch was told this is due to anxiety ?

I struggle with anxiety the top of my head is very painful and sensitive to touch was told this is due to anxiety ?

Possibly: some people develop tension in the muscles of the scalp and neck when stressed or anxious. This can lead to pain & tenderness. Recommend learning breathing techniques to progressive muscle relaxation/ meditation to help deal with this. Take care. ...Read more

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Can anxiety give u a weird head rush n feel like u pass out n make head real weird for a few sec or is this serious?

Can anxiety give u a weird head rush n feel like u pass out n make head real weird for a few sec or is this serious?

Oh yes: anxiety can precipitate about every type of symptom one can think up. Continue to develop strategies to cope with these feelings. Take care. ...Read more

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What can cause a feeling felt in head like your sinking or dropping into ground? Been to dr and says it's anxiety???

What can cause a feeling felt in head like your sinking or dropping into ground? Been to dr and says it's anxiety???

Don't you believe it: What makes you doubt that it's anxiety? If the doctor examined you and/or did tests and found no problems w/ your physical condition - that's good. If there are no circulation issues or congestion in your ears, sinuses, etc. anxiety is a usual suspect. Learning proper breathing patterns - avoid shallow breathing by FULL (blow out) exhales and complete inhales may help. Consider CBT therapy - best! ...Read more

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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

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I feel out of it a lot like my head is floating & i always think there is something wrong with me. I think its anxiety. What can I do to alleviate it?

I feel out of it a lot like my head is floating & i always think there is something wrong with me. I think its anxiety. What can I do to alleviate it?

Lots of things: Talk with the doctor treating your ocd about the new symptom. Find a relaxation technique that appeals to you - mindfulness meditation, exercise routines - there are many roads to the destination of stress relief and anxiety control or reduction. Prozac (fluoxetine) may not be the best way to handle your condition, so ask if a change might help. Also, have a doctor look into non-psychological conditions too. ...Read more

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Don't know how to explain it but sometimes i get like a ticklish/ buzz feeling in my head that last's like 1 sec, but it comes and goes, anxiety mayb?

Don't know how to explain it but sometimes i get like a ticklish/ buzz feeling in my head that last's like 1 sec, but it comes and goes, anxiety mayb?

Research yourself: Sometimes when a person is having a strange, transient sensation, the best thing to do is carry around a little notebook or use your cell phone and whenever you experience that sensation make a note of things like day, time, where you are and what you are doing, etc, looking for clues that might indicate a cause. What may not be obvious in the moment may become more clear with data over time. ...Read more

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Can maturbating cause weird head feelings if you have anxiety?

Anxiety alone: Can cause weird feelings. I doubt masturbating has much to do with it. ...Read more

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How to stop anxiety! I feel like I need to head to the kitchen cabinet all the time?

How to stop anxiety! I feel like I need to head to the kitchen cabinet all the time?

Therapy: Meds short term but figuring out sources helps long term ie nearly all adult children of alcoholics are anxious as adults because they grew up in a war zone. ...Read more

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Why do I think in my head that I have cancer? I've not felt well but either it's allergies or anxiety but why do I think that

Why do I think in my head that I have cancer? I've not felt well but either it's allergies or anxiety but why do I think that

You are 21: It is characteristic of your age to think about a wide range of things and get lost in the confusing array of possibilities, leading to anxiety and perseveration on a particular fear. In my experience, most kids in their early 20s worry about having something like cancer or another serious medical problem at one time or another. The 20s are years filled with confusion, worries and growth. ...Read more

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Tingling top of head.. Could this be from anxiety?

Anxiety: Possibly but you should check with your doctor to rule out any medical concerns. Best. ...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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Why does my head moves slightly involuntary? Is it due to anxiety ?

Why does my head moves slightly involuntary? Is it due to anxiety ?

Essential tremor?: You may have a benign essential tremor, which can intensify with anxiety. To determine the cause, you could consult a neurologist first -- and then possibly a psychiatrist as needed. ...Read more

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Can anxiety make your head feel funny like head tingle inside n buzz?

Can anxiety make your head feel funny like head tingle inside n buzz?

Anxiety: Anxiety is an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behavior, such as pacing back and forth, somatic complaints and rumination. It is the subjectively unpleasant feelings of dread over anticipated events, such as the feeling of imminent death. Many feelings can accompany high heart rate chest pains and many others. You should seek medical attention as it can be serious. ...Read more

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I can't stop hearing songs i heard in my head. Feels like anxiety bad?

I can't stop hearing songs i heard in my head. Feels like anxiety bad?

Hearing songs: Yup! can be annoying. This may be symptom of obsessive cumpulsive disorder. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause disturbing thoughts or images in your head and nightmares?

That is possible.: This may be especially common with an anxiety disorder called post traumatic stress disorder. ...Read more

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Does anxiety give any symptoms to the head , like any physical feelings in head .like a electric buzz?

Yes: During anxiety due to hyperventilation someone will blow out more carbon-di-oxide and will develop respiratory alkalosis and a feeling of dizziness, electric buzz especially in the form of tingling and numbness in whole body including head. ...Read more