Would a brain mri show any scary reasons for dizziness, brain fog and head pressure? It gets worse with motion and bending my head a certain way.

Anatomy. MRI's evaluate anatomy and water content of the brain. It should help with diagnosing causes of vertigo and other CNS symptoms, even if it excludes them.

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Can anxiety randomly cause dizziness, head pressure and random onset fatigue? Will taking Prozac (fluoxetine) potentially help treat this issue? Brain MRI was ok.

Yes it should. So glad to hear that brain MRI was ok. Yes, Prozac (fluoxetine) is prescribed for people who have anxiety and the symptoms you have reported are anxiety related. It should start relieving symptoms within two weeks with maximum effect in 4-6 weeks. Psychotherapy also will help to learn to manage anxiety triggers. Read more...

Numb on neck &ear&one side of face, dizziness nausea, motion sicknes. Had brain MRI all clear. Read abt Vertebral Artery Dissection. Now really anxious.

Dissection is a -- -sudden onset, in Ur age group usually following significant trauma 2 the neck, as in MVA high speed. It is severely painful. U need 2 C a neurologist 4 eval. 2 find the cause. 1 of the facial nerve branches may B the cause.as this sounds like a Bells palsy. It usually is also painful& there is a muscle weakness involved. Effects Ur ability 2 smile on symptomatic side. Good luck! . Read more...

Dizziness, brain fog and head pressure on and off for three years. What could it be? Can tension in neck cause this?

Stress related? It may be stress related if you have appropriately ruled out medical causes by visiting appropriate MD's and following their recommendations. If your primary care physician can find no medical issues/concerns, a referral to a psychologist for stress reduction, relaxation training and overall wellness sessions may be helpful. Read more...

Since taking methotrexate for 8 weeks for connective tissue disease, my brain fog & dizzy spells have stopped. Why do you think? (my brain MRI was neg.

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