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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 (fluoxetine) 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 (fluoxetine) 20mg for anxiety?

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

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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

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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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?

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 can: manifest in numbness but it is essential that you see your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that, consider the help of a mental health professional for stress management training. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Feeling Anxious (Definition)

different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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