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Can Stress Cause Numbness
Can stress cause prolonged numbness in just parts of the hands and feet, and not involve the whole hand/feet?
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
I have pain, numbness on r/s of my face . Neurologist tested for all obvious causes, concluded it is stress related. I have been on amitriptyline 75mg for 2 months with no results. Advice?
Could anxiety and stress cause diffuse numbness in fingers and right leg. Been extremely worried lately. All these symptoms started when stressed?
It could, but: Since you say your symptoms are on the right leg only and not both, you need a neurological evaluation. Anxiety can certainly cause physical symptoms like numbness and tingling in extremities due to hyperventilation, etc -- but usually these are distributed equally. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Can stress cause your knees and toes to become numb? I'm having issues with headaches, facial numbness, knee numbness and now my toes.
Is it true that herpes can be caused by stress/mental not associated w sex have been prescribed ciproflaxin in the past but never diagnosed w herpes per say prescribed cipro by a urologist with the thought that i had a UTI chills[body]numbness in roof
Cipro, : Cipro, an antibacterial, is not a correct treatment for herpes infection, which is a virus. There are 2 major forms of the herpes virus, 1 and 2. Type 2 infection results in genital infection which is sexually transmitted, not caused by stress, although recurring outbreaks can be promoted by physical or mental stress. Type 1 infection typically presents as a "fever blister" on the lip and is not felt to be sexually transmitted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain, numbness in face, Neurologist says after tests, cause is stress. He referred me to ENT, he says I have Trigeminal neuralgia. Who do i believe?
See Orofacial Pain: practitioner for a second opinion. They are the experts in facial pain and numbness. In many cases, seeking a second opinion is not only warranted, but necessary. Unless your disease is life threatening and requires emergency care, it is never a bad idea to seek a second opinion. Getting a second opinion helps you feel more confident about your diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left side of cheek has a numb feeling that comes and goes. Started happening after a lot of stress/anxiety. What could cause this?
Lately i've had a lot of anxiety, i stress out cause i keep thinking that i feel light/numb headed, but i don't know if it's just me?I eat pretty good
Start w a medical: Evaluation. There a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation (to mention a few). ...Read more
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