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Can Tight Neck Muscles Cause Dizziness
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Can tight neck muscles cause stinging eye pain and temple aches? Been havin these symptoms for 5 years started after being stressed a lot
Shooting pain up from leftside skull base to behind left ear comes and goes. Can tight neck muscles cause? Any dangerous causes or ok to wait 2morrow
Could sleeping on a poor pillow be the cause of tight neck muscles and tight muscles throughout the head? Have very poor posture as well.
Maybe? But see a doc: Many things can cause neck pain. Certainly sleeping on a pillow that's not the right fit for you can cause such things. I note that you talk about foot numbness in "conditions". That raises the possibility of disc issues in your back, and possibly your neck. To further assess that, you really need a good physical examination and some imaging to look into the issue. Please see your doctor soon. ...Read more
What can cause fingers on one hand to be colder. Dr looked at hand and fingers said the circulation looked ok. Thinks tight neck muscles? Worried
Nerve injury?: The brachial plexus is a group of nerves that run from the spinal cord's neck region down to your fingers. If injured somehow, it could cause a change in sensation (cold, numbness) or motor conduction (weakness). It could also be a psychosomatic condition that could be treated with medication. ...Read more
Can very tight neck muscles, such as due to stress/anxiety, cause a feeling of fullness in the ears? If so, what's the best way to alleviate that?
How do I know of I have sleep apnea our upper airway resistance syndrome? What came first? Cause of breathing difficulty? Tight neck muscles quickly
Torticollis: If you have torticollis, the best treatment is muscle relaxants and antiinflammatory drugs. But at home, you may starte with non steroidal antiinflammatory drug and keeping your neck warm and adding gentle massages, see if it works (it may take a long time without muscle relaxant to have effects). ...Read more
Temporomandibular joint disorders is a complex of issues involving the joint itself and the associated muscles, fascia, tendons and ligaments.
Muscle spasm and pain is a prominent part of the array of signs and symptoms.
Symptomatic care (treatment of muscle spasm) is a major component of the diagnostic and treatment protocol. ...Read more
Heat and Posture: Muscles in the neck most commonly tighten from either poor posture (making them work harder to support your head), or from an injury to the neck (in which your muscles tighten up to provide support to the spine). Improving your posture and ergonomics is the best way to prevent tight muscles, and warm compresses are a good modality to help muscles relax. Then do gentle range of motion exercises. ...Read more
Convergence...: Convergence insufficiency can cause double vision up close. Need to know how long it's going on and how old you are. ...Read more
Tension headache: The combination of headache, stiff neck and pain behind the eye would often signify a tension, or stress, headache. The history of the development of the symptoms would be most helpful in determining this diagnosis. Naturally other entities should be entertained and anything from glaucoma to meningitis could be the cause of these sympoms. A visit to your doctor is in order if it persists. ...Read more
How can I release extremely tight neck muscles with knots in then? Been so stiff and sore for 1 year now
Massage triggers: Try massage heat muscle relaxants I like tranxene (clorazepate) at night or Soma during the day triggerpoint injections massage is the main stay no strengthening need for pain ful muscles in spasm intermittant use of a soft collar to give muscles a break even at night if you wake up in pain to keep neck in neutral position see orthopedist or physiatrist to rule out significant underlying pathology once. ...Read more
Can strained or tight neck muscles make the muscles throughout your head hurt? Almost like a sharp sensation?
Tension Type Headache. More muscle tenderness has been found in patients with TTH than in non-headache controls. However, it is not unusual for patients with TTH to experience stubbing pain in the head musculature. The pains are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles and other muscles pain as well as the pericranial muscles.
See an orofacial specialist. ...Read more
Dull throbbing at base of skull & painfully tight neck muscles. What can I do? Have tried massage.
Biofeedback is: Another way to treat these tight muscles. Please see your doc to rule out other medical issues. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Not directly: The link between anxiety and a specific spasm or physical symptom is indirect. Anxiety initiates the fight/flight response in humans. In actual threat it is life-saving. In emotional threat, it pumps the same chemicals through us and our bodies respond in unique (maybe common) ways. Maybe, thrown off balance, you get dizzy. Not running, your most vulnerable muscles read the signal and tighten. CBT ...Read more
Serious?: Hopefully nothing serious. Tight muscles are probably spasms, eye pain and off balance may be something more serious such as a heart condition. Better check with your doc to be safe. ...Read more
Random numb feeling in cheek and jaw (right side) tight neck muscles, anxiety, stress something else?
TMJ-TMD : TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Can tight muscles in back and neck cause lightheadedness, ringing in ears. I feel dizzy when I move neck certain ways. I have been stressed. Causes?
What muscles in the shoulder and neck causes dizziness, headache, tightness in the neck, little knots near the spine on my neck, I suffer from anxiety?
Neck muscles: The muscles of the neck which also attach to the scalp muscles in the back if the head are causes of these symptoms when there is abnormal tension in those muscles. You could profit from stress management therapy. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
What can get rid of tight neck muscles and sore temples and sore eyes? Feels like its all connected somehow
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