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Can Pain Anxiety Cause A Seizure
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
Yes: Fear and anxiety can do a lot of things! they increase our adrenaline, exhaust our adrenal glands and the body will respond in various manners to it... It is best to see your physician and be evaluated and perhaps a neurologist to be sure it is not seizures. Biofeedback, hypnosis, counseling, and chinese medicine and homeopathy can all be helpful avenues to decrease the fear and anxiety. ...Read more
Thru muscle tension: Anxiety leads to muscle tension, and many people hold tension in their neck and shoulders. The neck muscles are connected to a muscle in the back of the head (the occipitalis muscle) and that is connected to a muscle of the forehead (the frontalis muscle) by a thick connective sheath (the galea aponeurotica). Tension in each and all of these structures can lead to headache. ...Read more
It does: As opposed to a mechanistic model of disease which suggests that whenever there is pain there is something wrong with the body, the biopsychosocial model postulates that a person is a complex unit and the body cannot be separated from the mind. Pain is as strongly associated with anxiety as with depressive disorders. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a part of neurological treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes it is possible. But it is very important to rule out any kind of seizure disorder, medical or medication issues. See a physician and get checked out. If it is anxiety that is causing these symptoms there is effective psychological treatment for this kind of anxiety. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
Stress & kidneys?: stress and anxiety can increase the perception of pain & amt of pain experienced. So, these may contribute 2 pain. Anxiety, by itself, doesn't cause "kidney" pain. Nerve endings that terminate near the kidney will be irritated if the the kidney is inflamed (Bc of infection, for ex) or a stone may cause pain passing thru another structure. C ur doc ASAP if u have kidney pain 2 find cause & treat! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Indirectly, yes: Nerve pain can come from many causes. Some might also cause physiological mood/anxiety disturbances. Without knowing the details of your pain - it's not surprising to hear of those problems too. If your energy and resources are being depleted coping with pain -irritability, worry and unhappiness are all quite likely - it makes sense. I'd avoid medicating them. Resolve the pain and see if they go. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Definetely: Hormonal changes can affect all women with migraine and most women experience an increased frequency of migraine attacks around the time of menses. Menstrual migraine is triggered in susceptible women by fluctuating estrogen levels, usually a decrease in estrogen level just prior to menses. Hormonal changes can also cause sleep disturbance, anxiety, depression, mood changes and irritability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it may: Adrenaline causes narrowing of your arteries, so it can contribute to the first phase of a migraine and later relieve symptoms during the second phase, when most of the pain is due to over-dilation of your arteries. Excitement, stress, coffee and certain food are producers of the adrenaline and common migraine's triggers. ...Read more
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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