Is a stiff neck a anxiety symptom?!

Stiff neck. Stiff neck is not automatically a symptom of anxiety, but muscle tension from anxiety/resentment can result in stiffness. If you also have a fever (as written on your clinical findings), you need medical attention asap.
Possible. Although difficult to prove, if the anxiety is severe enough to cause marked muscle tension a stiff neck could develop.
It could be. People often take their anxiety out on their body. For 1 person it leads 2 headaches or backaches 4 others it could involve stomach disorders. Having a "pain in the neck" is another common complaint. Consider speaking with a therapist about stressful aspects of your life and 2 learn some relaxation techniques. Get massages; take warm baths. B sure 2 make sure there is no medical reason.4 the pain.

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Have severe anxiety, I woke up with the worst headaches and stiff neck?

See your physician. These symptoms may represent anxiety, sinus issues, a specific kind of headache or other neurological condition, or worse, meningitis. If you have a fever, the neck stiffness doesn't resolve, vision problems, or new symptoms, go to urgent care or the ER immediately to be evaluated. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/meningitis.html , http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/migraine.html. Read more...

What can cause brain fog, stiff neck, and anxiety?

See belwo. Are these new sx or something you've experienced before? In any case, it's always a good idea to discuss these sx with your primary care doctor to rule out any physical causes and take things from there. You still can practice deep breathing and relaxation for your anxiety sx. Good luck! Read more...

Hello! I have stiff neck and shoulders due to a mix of really bad posture and bad anxiety. I've have been to an orthopedic and that was his diagnoses. Today I started exercising and I wanted to know if I should lift weights.

Exercise! Exercise, especially cardio, will help reduce pain and can also relieve some anxiety. You may lift weights, but do so carefully and safely. Having a friend or instructor guide you is a good idea, as is starting small. Congratulations on getting started with exercise. Read more...
Anxiety. I understand your discomfort of stiff neck and shoulders. I commend you for starting exercising. Due to stiff neck, wait for lifting weights. Feel good about all exercise you are doing. Have good posture while sitting, standing and walking. Do breathing and Music Relaxation, Meditation, Yoga and Visual Imagery for Relaxation. See Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication for Anxiety if needed. Read more...
Muscular pain. Dealing with myofacsial pain seems like, start with stretching exercise and slowly advance to strengthening exercises not particularly with weight lifting, if possible do it slow and steady. Read more...
Yes but go slow. Too much exertion can aggravate your neck problem. So start with gentle stretching exercises and then use the weights as your neck muscles are more relaxed after a couple of weeks of gently exercises. Walking is a good way to start, gradually pick up pace every day and build the distance of more than one mile over 4 weeks and then increase,as tolerated. Read more...

Help I am having bad sinus problems? Brain fog, stiff neck, anxiety? What should I do?

See your doctor. There are various reasons why you may have these symptoms. You need to be evaluated by your doctor. Following such an evaluation, work-up if any will be done, and the cause and treatment for these symptoms could then be developed. Read more...

I'm taking 2 mg of diazepam (3 per day) for a stiff neck. Will caffeine reduce the effect of the relaxant? I have no anxiety, stress, or sleep issues.

Not likely. The sedation effects of diazepam occurs due to effects of this molecule on specific receptors within the brain. Caffeine will likely not affect this to any significant degree. The key is to limit the use of this medication to the least dosage for the shortest period of use. If have been using diazepam for more than a few weeks, then will need to wean off the medication slowly. Read more...

GP said it's from stress and anxiety, I have stiff neck, bad headaches that doesn't really go, and pressure on front of head and sides when moving.?

Tension migraine. Tension migraine is a type of headache caused by contraction of the muscles that attach to the skull. The headaches often worsen as the day progresses. Treatment includes massage, physical therapy, biofeedback and meditation to reduce stress and anxiety. Botox injections in the scalp muscles and a variety of medications may reduce the headaches. See a neurologist who specializes in headaches. Read more...
Muscle spasms in. your neck is probably cause of your stiff neck and also headaches. Muscle relaxants which are prescription medications with over the counter pain medications for headache take care of your problems. If it does not help then see a neurologist. Read more...

So I have a sore shoulder and stiff neck all on right side. I have anxiety will tight muscles will feel more prominent. Its not visual but wheni pushin?

Anxiety. is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. See your PCP for evaluation and referral. Do not self medicate to ovoid serious complications. Read more...

Can someone die from a brain tumor without knowing they had one? I'm afraid I have one because of stiff neck, and tinnitus. Doctor says it's anxiety.

Not the right stuff. Those are not the right symptoms for a brain tumor, and you will not die of a brain tumor this time. People do not normally die of a brain tumor without knowing they have one. People who never ask questions or see the doctor, they might. You have already seen a doctor, and your symptoms do not indicate a brain tumor. First time seizure or gradual loss of neurological function - look for those. Read more...
Anxiety Disorder. You are a 20 yo female with ADD, anxiety and hypochondria who is on meds for anxiety, depression and muscle pain/spasm You've already managed to get a cervical spine MRI for your symptoms which probably included brain as well. I dont see how your doctor would have missed a "brain tumor". You may need to consult with your mental health provider about adjusting meds (the aspirin can cause tinnitus). Read more...