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Can Stress Cause Numbing In The Face
It Can: Talk to your doctor. Certainly anxiety & stress can cause facial numbing but so can vitamin deficiencies, trigeminal nerve problems, transient ischemic attacks (mini-strokes), and a variety of other illnesses. Your symptom must be evaluated in the context of what is going on in your life plus a thorough physical exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Can stress cause prolonged numbness in just parts of the hands and feet, and not involve the whole hand/feet?
Certainly: Radiating or referring pain, particularly to the left arm, hand or jaw are classic symptoms of angina and can indicate a heart attack. Women, in particular, often describe back pain when experiencing a heart attack. Please see your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: Yes, there are muscles at the back of your head, connected to your neck, which can tense up with stress that's held for long periods. What you end up with is like a giant charley-horse in the muscles surrounding your head! finding ways to relax, and release the stress is important. Mindfulness practices have been known to help; becoming aware of your body through yoga, etc, helps too. Be well. ...Read more
Phosphorus: If it does, let us know since there is nothing to verify that. Phosporus is important but certain forms can be harmful. ...Read more
Water in feet due to nerves damage which can cause numbness in feet and imbalance. What is the remedy?
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Horse before cart: Anxiety may cause stroke only if it is extremely prolonged and severe to the point of causing blood vessel disease or severe hypertension resulting in stroke. Anxiety can cause numbness in various body parts but before assuming a psychiatric cause of neurologic symptoms, see a neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shouldn't: a young person, otherwise healthy should not have any pains, but if you are stressed because of work are you talking about orbital headache,? it may be due to an overuse of your intellect putting a strain on your eye vision, like excess computer screen time, reading, etc.. you are in need of a vision exam. If only anxiety, we can can discuss it further www.healthtap.com/drelenapadrell, code DCAHT ...Read more
When we are: stressed or hyper-vigilant we tense muscles and rib cage breathe and this constriction can cause pain. The Relaxation Response is a little book/technique by Herbert Benson, a cardiologist that helps reverse this flight-flight-freeze mode of being. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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