Aa
A
A
Close
487548 tn?1215545737
tightness in neck
I've been getting this tightness in my neck for the past week and it gets really irritating,it's tense and tight on my left side
and sometimes numb

idont know if its anxiety related becasue ive had similiar tightness in other parts of my body before due to anxiety.

should i get it checked out?

-bethany.
Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Anxiety and stress can definitely cause pains all over the body because of tension, but why not get it checked out by your doctor?  It is probably not that serious and he/she can help with the symptoms.  But my advice to people with anxiety; trust your doctor.  Keep us posted!
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
I had this tightness in my neck about four years ago. One day I felt it spreading to the entire left side of my body and ended up in the ER thinking I was having a heart attack.  It was really just a panic attack.  I took Klonopin for immediate relief and zoloft for about a year and then taped off. I was OK for a few years but have been experiencing it again lately and am back on zoloft.  I'd get it checked to make sure there is not something serious, but it might just be panic attack/axiety disorder. Deepbreathing works, but so do meds depending on you make up
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
266195 tn?1215314011
i get a tightness in my neck, it feels like I need to unbutton my shirt because its too tight or something, except i have no tight shirt on.
Comment
Cancel
266195 tn?1215314011
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
487548 tn?1215545737
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
Avatar m tn
Blank
Joel78 commented on Jzabs's status
3 hrs ago
Avatar m tn
Blank
Joel78 is frustrated Comment
4 hrs ago
296076 tn?1371338074
Blank
melimeli commented on renae176's status
7 hrs ago
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
358304 tn?1409713092
Blank
na, MO
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
El Paso, TX
Avatar universal
Blank
MI
Avatar universal
Blank
Arlington, VA
1699033 tn?1443113373
Blank
Somewhere in, MD
Avatar universal
Blank
Anxiety Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Anxiety Answerers
358304 tn?1409713092
Blank
na, MO
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
El Paso, TX
Avatar universal
Blank
MI
Avatar universal
Blank
Arlington, VA
1699033 tn?1443113373
Blank
Somewhere in, MD
Avatar universal
Blank