Can 3 months of Tension headache, muscle twitching, and a week of lightheadedness be triggered by anxiety only? Blood tests and MRI scans normal

Physical anxiety. Anxiety can present in a wide variety of physical ways, including muscle twitching, lightheadedness, & headaches.It can raise blood pressure, cause tingling of fingers/toes, irritable bowel syndrome, insomnia, and so on. If the dangerous and the likely both have been ruled out, anxiety may be the suspected cause. If symptoms change, the degree of suspicion for anxiety vs something else may change.

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Do physical anxiety symptoms last for months when no treatment? Twitching all over for months, tension headaches. Doc did blood tests/ct scan, normal.

Anxiety, yes. 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 nausea, sob, insomnia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can adjust your medication. Read more...

Recently very painful headaches she had MRI scans & blood tests & is seeing specialist next month. Her blood test has ESR of 70 which is very high.

Headache. Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of the specific headache has been made, effective management of headache should be initiated and managed by headache or orofacial pain specialist. Good start. Read more...

18 yr old Son had mri (brain&spine), blood test, & found nothing. Muscle twitch, lightheaded, hand&feet tingly, tremor, kinda weak, cognitive funct off.

Hard to tell. From this sketchy information, on this limited platform anything that would be of benefit, please address your questions to the treating physician who ordered those tests, or kindly ask a specific question so we can help you better. Read more...