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Phantom smells/numbness in head. Have anxiety and think a mild sinus infection. Head goes numb when experiencing these. Smell all kinds of things?

Phantom smells/numbness in head. Have anxiety and think a mild sinus infection. Head goes numb when experiencing these. Smell all kinds of things?

Olfactory hallucinat: Olfactory hallucinations can represent severe neurological disorders, including brain tumors, seizures, infection, and can also be a manifestation of severe anxiety disorders. You really need to see a neurologist and be evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

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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Stood up after 20 min in barber chair to numbness in my head for 3 seconds then went away I'm scared And I have anxiety and I'm dwelling on it .

Don't worry. : It's most likely from standing to quickly from a long sitting session. Blood falls towards gravity and it takes a second or two for your body to re-equilibriate. ...Read more

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Been experiencing anxiety symptoms since sunday only they are worse with major headaches and severe numbness in my head and neck.

Been experiencing anxiety symptoms since sunday  only they are worse with major headaches and severe numbness in my head and neck.

This could be more: Than just anxiety. See your doctor to check out what is going on physically. If they do not find physical condition seek psychotherapy. Good luck and let us know how you are doing. ...Read more

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Cab anxiety make you feel spacey lightheaded and numbness in face head vision seems weird I'm panicky I've had lots of test go dr a lot?

Cab anxiety make you feel spacey lightheaded and numbness in face head vision seems weird I'm panicky I've had lots of test go dr a lot?

A mental health: Can diagnose the type of anxiety you are dealing with. He/she can also teach you some strategies to manage it w, ell, e.g., self-hypnosis, meditation, biofeedback etc. A self help book you and add in addition is the relaxation response by cardiologist herbert benson. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I was sleeping (my back to roof, tummy to bed, head turned left) then had numbness in my whole body i couldnt move, what is it?Im afraid, i had anxiety

I was sleeping (my back to roof, tummy to bed, head turned left) then had numbness in my whole body i couldnt move, what is it?Im afraid, i had anxiety

Sleep paralysis: You likely had an isolated episode of sleep paralysis which occurs when you awaken in the middle of rem sleep. It is often an isolated event which requires no intervention. If it recurs or you develop other symptoms, then see a sleep disorders specialist. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Feel numbness in my hands during sleep. Also during sleep I feel sometimes as if there is numbness in my head. I am on Prozac 20mg for anxiety?

Feel numbness in my hands during sleep. Also during sleep I feel sometimes as if there is numbness in my head. I am on Prozac 20mg for anxiety?

Prozac: If recently started, dose adjusted, or taken late at night, very possible minor effect. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel a numb sensation on left side of face and head with anxiety. I can feel my finger touching face but still feels numb?

Anxiety, Depression: I understand your concern. Anxiety can cause numb sensation on left side of face and head. Thank you for informing about Anxiety, Depression, and using Propranolol which may cause numbness and tingling. See Physician for Diagnosis including Migraine and Cervical Spondylosis. See Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress, anxiety, depression. Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Meditation Yoga, . ...Read more

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Top of my head feels cold and my face is kind of numb. I feel that I can't think or speak. I had an episode of heartburn and anxiety. What is it?

Top of my head feels cold and my face is kind of numb. I feel that I can't think or speak. I had an episode of heartburn and anxiety. What is it?

Anxiety: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the flight or fight response which gives rise to many physiological changes include dry mouth. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more