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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?

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?

Congestion: Sounds like sinus congestion. Allergies in the US are bad this time of the year, and I suspect in the Philippines they are bad too. You may have some sinus congestion causing your issues. Try and Over the counter decongestant and if not better see the Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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My hands got tight and drawled up and became dizzy, and lasted for a few hours. What can cause this?

My hands got tight and drawled up and became dizzy, and lasted for a few hours. What can cause this?

Most likely cause: Anxiety attack is the most likely reason in a 23 years old. See your primary care doctor first to rule out other conditions and then may be a therapist! ...Read more

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I get this feeling that starts out warm then gets hot, and gives me chills, it also causes dizziness, tightness in chest. Thought it was hormonal?

I get this feeling that starts out warm then gets hot, and gives me chills, it also causes dizziness, tightness in chest. Thought it was hormonal?

Dizziness: Warm and hot feeling and chills followed by lightheadedness or dizziness are non-specific symptoms of one disease. It could be due to hormonal influences. However, chest tightness may be due to a serious condition. I suggest you see your physician for proper history physical examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Hi can tight neck muscles cause dizziness and balance problems?

Hi can tight neck muscles cause dizziness and balance problems?

Very doubtful: A neck muscle problem primarily would not cause dizziness or balance problems. However, problems with your spine could cause both balance problems and neck pain. Dizziness would still be a separate issue. ...Read more

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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

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

Vertigo: Constant vertgo is a sign of central or brain pathology and not peripheral or vestibular problem. It looks like you had previous head trauma which may be related and would benefit from evaluation by neurologist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Autonomic nerve caused squeezing chest and back pain/tightness, cold sweat, nausea and dizziness? Is this nerve liable to repeat the symptoms?

Autonomic nerve caused squeezing chest and back pain/tightness, cold sweat, nausea and dizziness? Is this nerve liable to repeat the symptoms?

See your doctor: In an older person, would be very considered about an episode of cardiac angina, but your symptoms could represent esophageal or gastric problems, and cannot fully exclude pulmonary embolism or aortic dissection. Do not delay, this could be a serious problem. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can allergies cause the following: constant mucus, constant bloodshot eyes, constant fatigue, constant tight chest, upper trapezius spasm, dizziness?

Can allergies cause the following: constant mucus, constant bloodshot eyes, constant fatigue, constant tight chest, upper trapezius spasm, dizziness?

Some: Some of your symptoms can be related to allergies, but the muscle spasm and dizziness may not be related to them. It is best to be evaluated by your primary doctor first and they can direct you. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Pineal cyst. Could it cause MS type symptoms in muscle tightness, strange sensations, fatigue, nerve pain, dizziness, pain behind left eye.?

Pineal cyst. Could it cause MS type symptoms in muscle tightness, strange sensations, fatigue, nerve pain, dizziness, pain behind left eye.?

Unlikely: Most pineal cysts, if remain small, will cause no symptoms at all and are just an incidental finding on imaging. Your multiple symptoms need to be assessed, as many situations could promote your problems. Unlikely to be MS. ...Read more

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ENT DR said that my dizziness, light sensitivity, headaches are caused by back of neck tightness/strain, I experience PVC and acidreflux (digestion problems)too should I talk to him about vagus nerve?

ENT DR said that my dizziness, light sensitivity, headaches are caused by back of neck tightness/strain, I experience PVC and acidreflux (digestion problems)too should I talk to him about vagus nerve?

Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome causes different symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www. Cardiamin. Com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www. Amazon. Com) and visit www. Dysautonomiainternational. O ...Read more

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I experience sometimes tightness in my chest accompanied by dizziness, and palpatations sometimes. What could it be?

I experience sometimes tightness in my chest accompanied by dizziness, and palpatations sometimes. What could it be?

It could be: The most common cause in a young female with no cardiac history is anxiety or panic attacks. The most dangerous would be coronary artery disease. Go see you primary care doctor and get a check up. ...Read more

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What does it mean when it feels like your stomachs tight and your getting dizzy?

What does it mean when it feels like your stomachs tight and your getting dizzy?

Needs eval: Your symptoms could be anything from indigestion to pregnancy or even constipation. You should see your family doc for an evaluation ...Read more

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The back of my head is tight and it feels heavy and when I get up I get dizzy and it hurts worse. What should I do?

The back of my head is tight and it feels heavy and when I get up I get dizzy and it hurts worse. What should I do?

Don't get up...: First see a doctor to rule out a serious or life threatening cause of dizziness. At young age it is likely not but would need a complete history & physical. With an assumption that has been ruled out, this sounds like benign/peripheral vertigo in which case, bed rest x 2 days, increase hydration, and an antihistamine (meclizine), & Tylenol (acetaminophen). Also try self Epley and Semont maneuvers for vertigo. ...Read more

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I accidentally took 4 alevei intended to take 2 but they were double dose I'm now very dizzy and have tightness in my chest will this pass?

I accidentally took 4 alevei intended to take 2 but they were double dose I'm now very dizzy and have tightness in my chest will this pass?

Here are a few sugge: Elevil is an antidepressant. It can cause drop in BP which is more pronounced when you truy to stand up. This will manifest as light headed feeling (Dizzinwess). This may last for about 24 hours. If you can stand up (hold on to some support so you do not faint (fall), then your BP is not too low. So you should stay flat in the bed or sofa for the next 24-36 hrs and drink ample fluids with added salt. ...Read more

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Head tightness feeling dizzy. What should I do?

Head tightness feeling dizzy. What should I do?

Cervicocranial synd: You should be eval for any neck causes such as arthritis triggering a muscle-contraction tension headache. If you are having vertigo see your ear doctor. ...Read more

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I almost always get dizzy when I stand but this time my chest became tight and my head very heavy what is causing this?

I almost always get dizzy when I stand but this time my chest became tight and my head very heavy what is causing this?

Slow down!: Whatever "dizzy" means (& I don't have a clue), the other two symptoms suggest you are moving upward faster than your heart can pump blood up to your brain. If chest tightness occurs at other times, then you may have a different (& possibly more severe) circulatory problem. ...Read more

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Lightheadedness, dizziness and unsteadiness, tense back of the neck (not tight or stiff), lasts for weeks. Not sure what to do. No known illness. Thanks!

Lightheadedness, dizziness and unsteadiness, tense back of the neck (not tight or stiff), lasts for weeks. Not sure what to do. No known illness. Thanks!

Many possibilities: The possible causes of such symptoms are many. Not enough information is available to give you specific advice. Are you having vertigo? Is the dizziness constant, or is it intermittent? Is there true difficulty keeping your balance? Do you fall? Are you suffering from excessive stress or anxiety? For an overview of causes see>http://bit. Ly/1yzI7rd Consider InBox Consultation>http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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I have been having dizzy spells and my head feel real heavy and my neck is tight?

I have been having dizzy spells and my head feel real heavy and my neck is tight?

Dizziness again: My least favorite symptom is dizziness because it is a vague non-medical term meaning many different things to different people. Head heaviness and neck tightness however are not vague--they are common symptoms usually due to either a muscular problem (including stress) or structural problems of the spine. Try simple stretches of the neck etc, if this doesn't work out in a week, get it checked. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more