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Do Tight Muscles In Head Cause Dizziness
Muscle tightness in head while at work that causes some dizziness. I'm a programmer. I have anxiety and some tight muscles in my back too?
Tension headache: Do you have any pain associated with the dizziness? If the sides is on both sides of your head and feels like a vice squeezing your temples, you could have recurring tension type headaches. Try Ibuprofen 800 mg to see if you can get some relief and please let me know if you do! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Pineal cyst. Could it cause MS type symptoms in muscle tightness, strange sensations, fatigue, nerve pain, dizziness, pain behind left eye. ?
Tight muscles all over body from prolonged anxiety and stress can't get rid of it! all muscles feel ropy n hard an makes me feel dizzy n sick?
Agree w Dr. Pappas: Start with a medical eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Seeing a therapist cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation & deep breathing exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can muscle spasms or tight muscles in the neck muscles cause random stabbing/shooting pains in back of one side of head?mainly when bending over?
Tight neck muscles: Yes, try some stretching exercises to relax the muscles in your neck. ...Read more
Could sleeping on a poor pillow be the cause of tight neck muscles and tight muscles throughout the head? Have very poor posture also.
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 cluster headaches x3 weeks, stiff neck muscle tightness on left side, fatigue, and vertigo.?
Several things: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Can spastic chronically tight muscles on the neck and jaw area cause referred pain around the mouth, lips, nose?
Can be referred pain: But Need more information. There can be other causes of these symptoms and this needs to be evaluated. Ask you physician to have you see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Hi doctors. I need help. I am experiencing heaviness in my head like something is on it. There's tightness that causes dizziness. Need advise. TY?
Neck pain due to texting? Got headaches sometimes. Affected neck posture? Is it due to muscle tightness or spasm? When I extend my head it relieves.
What causes dizziness 24/7, tachycardia, and tight cranial muscles (feels like my head is being squeezed odd I know)? I have seen my cardiologist
Doc thinks very tight SCM muscle is the cause of dizziness.Stretching daily, 2x week massage therapy for 2 weeks, still bad. How long to get relief?
Depends: It depends on the specific cause. Having a tight SCM does not directly cause dizziness, but there are conditions that can cause a tight SCM and dizziness. It is somewhat a generalization, but most dizziness is either middle ear or intracranial related or from a system is cause such as low blood pressure, medication reaction, cardiac source etc. So, primary diagnosis must first be pursued. ...Read more
Infection: is the most likely cause.Muscle aches/spasms, low back ache, nausea, dizziness, headache, even twitching - not uncommon with some viral/bacterial infections.Toxin exposure may cause similar symptoms.If NSAIDS do not provide relief, or symptoms are severe or last longer than a few days, consult doctor.If concerned about toxin exposure or develop neck pain - do not wait: see dr. ...Read more
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?
I have very tight muscles at side of neck and back of head- slightly muffled ears and when lean forward it pulls on something in my ear.What is it?
Can hyperthyroidism and an enlarged thyroid cause presure on the head, eyes and tightness on the neck, presure/fulnes in my ear as well as dizziness?
Yes, Need Treatment: Hyperthyroidism can cause a lot of symptoms. Some people will feel pressure in the neck because the thyroid is usually enlarged. You may feel pressure in your head/ears from increased blood flow, heart rate, anxiety...Dizziness/lightheadedness is very common. The eyes may open wider than nl (in Graves' dz the eye muscles enlarge). With tx the sx's should improve quickly! The eyes may need spec tx. ...Read more
Can chronic neck pain refer pain to the face? I have bilateral face pain and it eases with neck massage! I have tight muscles on neck and face.
Yes it can: especially if that neck pain comes from nerve pain (neuropathy) and not muscle pain (myopathy). If your neck muscles are rigid and taut all the time, then the pain is most likely myopathic and will require a combination of anti-inflammatory medicines, muscle relaxant medicines, and manipulation/masssage. Heat application also helps. If it is neuropathic pain, then you need xrays of neck. ...Read more
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