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Weird sensations in head.

I'm new to the boards looking for support.Ive hade undiagnosed  anxiety sense I was in my teens.I'm 26 135lbs 5'8.Only other health problems is skipped beats(PAC) Holter monitor caught them.Was working in stadium hosted Rodeo's,roping,horse shows,etc (dusty and dirty).Was working in heat doing some carpentry work using woodfinisher(stain),polyurathan.Not shure if there cause of my problems or helped cause.Shortly after thats when my symptoms begin.I feel woozy sensations like my brains shakes for a sec. accompanyed by nausea,floating feeling while walking was worse at first.A slight head pressure like a books on top of my head at times.Lightheaded like my heads full of blood or not getting enough oxygen to brain.I get these tingly feeling in my head,shoulders, and arms.Not the same tingly u get when your arms asleep more like a rush of energy to my arms and shoulders makes me feel unsteady while standing.I have been to ER 3 times CT normal accept slightly clogged sinus.Blood work and all other workup normal.I also get these weird sensations in my nose maybe my sinuses feels like blood is rushing to my nose.No vertigo no syncope yet.Blood pressure is usually normal but at last ER doc says it was marginal.Been to volunteer clinic because I'm poor they are in a long (mounth and a half now)process of getting me a an apointment for nuero in OKC.3 mounths of these symptoms coming and going and my anxiety is at an all time high.I'm in fear of my symptoms.Only time they dont accure is when showering,driving, and playing my guitar.Looking for answers.
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I would look into HTLV 1…I've been having the same issues and found out my mother had it and apparently she breast fed us all not knowing she had the disease. HTLV 1 ham/tsp

finally getting answers although these weren't the answers i wanted :( i will see an infectious disease dr this week to et tested.
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159727 tn?1356513483
you need a thyroid ultrasound?

Cuz they did a lot of bloodwork tests on my thyroid, and said it was fine...
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I am amazed at everyone's post here.  I too experienced a lot of what everyone was experiencing.  I was told I had anxiety, but I knew it wasn't true and kept pushing for answers.  Had numerous MRI's and CT Scans which were all normal.  All bloodwork was also normal.  Saw a lot of specialists and no one could explain why I had very unusual symptoms.  

Quess what it was??  It may explain a lot of everyone's symptoms here and you wouldn't even think about this one since doctors don't scan for it if your bloodwork is normal.

It's your THYROID!!!  My levels were normal but one of the MRI's found a nodule and it turned out to be cancerous.  

The only way to find out is if you have an ultrasoud.  

Find a different doctor if they tell you it's anxiety.  Your thyroid can cause all sorts of strange and weird stuff.  It affects your entire body.  
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I have a few suggestions. One it may well be anxiety. Two inner ear problems (labyrinthitis) or sinus problems. Three. Migraine aura without the headache. Four: Medication related either being on them or coming off them. Five: Neck injury. Six: Neurological ie go to a neurologist and have the brain scans etc just to be on the safe side. Seven: Electrical hypersensitivity ....do these symptoms come on after using a mobile phone? When you have been around a dect phone? If you have a dect phone remove it from your house for a few weeks and see if symptoms get better. Does it get worse around Wifi or after being on the computer for a long time? Eight: Get your B12 levels checked and ask for the number. If your levels are low you may need B12 injections.

I had similar experiences and I've solved and sorted it out now. I had pernicious anaemia which caused problems with my immune system which made me electrosensitive. I also had some wierd symptoms with labyrinthitis.
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google Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.

http://www.dysautonomiainternational.org/page.php?ID=30
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I would look into HTLV 1…I've been having the same issues and found out my mother had it and apparently she breast fed us all not knowing she had the disease. HTLV 1 ham/tsp

finally getting answers although these weren't the answers i wanted :( i will see an infectious disease dr this week to et tested.
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Wow you have symptoms very similar to mine. I keep getting these strange pressure sensations in my head. It feels like someone is squeezing my brain from the top and the bottom. I also get this weird feeling when I drink and eat that my brain is being pushed downward from the inside. It is really strange and hard to explain. My head feels like this everyday, and yes I feel like there is a book on top of my head and sometimes the sides and front of my head. I am also low income and have only gone to the ER where they did a CT and found that I had a small infected sphenoid sinus and that was it. I have had many sinus infections in the past and I know what sinus pressure feels like and what I am feeling in my head is definitely not sinus pressure. Then they put me on antibiotics for it. But I know there is something else going on in my head that they have not diagnosed. I feel this pressure everyday and am so tired of it and so scared of what it could be. I am always scared to fall asleep because of it too. I don't have any medical insurance right now so I can't even get in to see a Neurologist to get an MRI. I am worried everyday and my anxiety has kicked into full gear over this. I like many others that suffer from anxiety tend to try to google what my head problem might be and there are so many things it is really scary!! I just want to find out what it is so that I can stop being so scared and paniced!
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Hey I just got done from being pretty sick its been about a week now since then and now I'm having the same weird tingly feeling in my head and whenever I lay on one side my ear and that side of my face begins to feel extremely hot the only times I feel comfort is super early in the morning when I'm really exhausted and just pass out from lack of sleep
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Omg i have all your symptoms. Im a 13 year old female, the doctors just said it was Anxiety. That sometimes you get weird symptoms with no causes. Im now goung to see a sychologist and that should help, but if it doesnt im going to have to start taking meds. So i sugest going to a sychologist, they should find the source and help you.
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I have everything u have been feeling, its driving me crazy so I feel sometimes.. I also don't have insurance which makea things even worse
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I aswell get the same symptoms all of you seem to get. I've had anxiety for quite sometime and learning how to cope. What I do know is drugs mask the problem and doctors prescribe to make money.this is cureable. Cognitive therapy seems to be the way to go. Easier said then done, it does take work so don't get discouraged keep hope people. Love and light :)
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My symptoms are just this pressure on my head and feeling shaky and cold, my heart races, I turn pale, stomach problems, etc.  I had a hard time accepting that it was all due to anxiety .. I was sure it was cancer or some terrible disease.
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as sad as it may sound we are all suffering from depression enexity it such evil deases but this what happenes when we stress and we don't talk about it or release it I've had heart surgery for svt when I was 25 and now I'm suffering from depression and enexity it never ends we all just have to be strong and put ourselves in happy place do things that make u happy try natural medicines I'm not natural medicines there amazing one is st john wart natural anti drepresant and there a lot of black mores vitiums that have for enexity depression anti drepresants should always be.last resort I took anti drepresant 14 days I was in hospital because of side effects so please u have be strong mentally when u feel ur having thoughts or pain discomfort just say to yourself I'm going. to be ok the mind is so powerful how it can take over us physically mentally I'm so happy that I've rryes natural way if any of u suffering from muscle tension please go and do aucopuntre it fantastic from first time u get results my was that bad I was screaming from pain yoga excellent for panic attacks and depression
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I've had similar feelings in my head.. My temples hurt at times but noticed its from my jaw unconiously tightening.. And I've gotten the lighter headed feeling.. Where you feel like your floating but aren't and get the sakes like I'm cold but nit it just feel flush like I'm warm as hell .... just thought I was crazy but feel better knowing people get the same and it that there might be some differences with others at times.
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I have suffered from anxiety for 2 years, ever since i was pregnant with my second baby. I started getting strange sensations in my head, mainly on the right side, almost feels like a tugging or pressure behind my right eye, and sometimes it will go towards the back or top of my head, also i have a tender spot close to my right temple. I also have TMJ, so i am hoping that that is why i have that spot that is tender. I went to the doc and finally got medication about a week ago, but it is not agreeing with me very well, makes my stomach have knots in it, even when i do eat with it. When i have anxiety attacks most of the time it will hit me all at once, in the evening. I will feel like i cant take a deep enough breath, cant swallow, and just an out of place feeling. I am so tired of feeling like this! I just want to live me life and not worry constantly about everyone else and myself. The past couple of nights i have been positive that i have a brain tumor, but dont want to go to the doctor because i am pretty sure they will think i am crazy! Anxiety runs in my family, my mother and both sisters have it, and one sister is convinced she is a hyprochondriac. Does anyone have any advice, should i have an MRI to make sure everything is ok? Or just let it go?
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I've been free of depression and anxiety for quite some time now. Fear is the catalyst of both. It start a process with your body generating all the chemicals used in fight or flight and over a period of time this exsposure to those chemicals makes you sick and more prone to anxiety and depression. Xanax over time causes similar symptoms that it is supposed to relieve. How do I know ? Because I went through it and you can too! Stay the course with your doctor,but your mind was made to heal itself. Think on these things..
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I feel the same as most of you... afraid all the time.. numbness, weird head pains for 3-30 seconds.. numbness, panic attacks, feeling like im going to die.

Constantly worried that im gunna die...

Ive spent my life savings over the past 2 years trying to get an answer, to no avail, and now I am broke..

They suggested it was all in my head, and i went to a counceler, and he said that i wasnt crazy...

Then i see people who say "dont brush it off as anxiety, keep searching"

But maybe that's the anxiety talking... "It cant be just my nervousness"?

I did alleviate my chest pain symptom my cutting out citrusy things and carbonated beverages. No tomatoes or tomato products.. No pop or sparkling drinks.

It *****, but the chest pains are not worth it.

Now im dealing with the random pains and nervousness :|

I dont know. Im scared all the time of dying.. It really.. really.. ***** :|
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I've had this for 2 months too, it feels like cold water is being sprayed onto my head, it feels hot and cold sometimes but I think it's connected to my neck and when that hurts it's sore but  I used to have anziety attacks for years and also benign arithmia (missing heartbeats) and this always happens just before christmas because I get so excited, I thought it was satsumas but I haven't had any this year, it must be anxiety but the good thing is I was worried I had a brain tumour so now I know it's anxiety I can relax a bit.
All the BEST people get anxiety, that's what I think, my sensitive friends are the best, think of that when you feel anxious, it's ONLY happening because you are lovely! Julie x
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Anxiety is the problem. Read more about anxiety and what do you need to change your life and get a better life http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/anxiety-disorders/treatment-of-anxiety-disorders.shtml

Don't Worry Be Happy!
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I have also had the heavy head feeling, my head feels fuzzy, heavy & as if I've been out drinking the night before, my vision sometimes goes blurry too, this has only happened recently but more often & my neck hurts & I get panic & anxiety attacks and i get vertigo too. the dizzyness seems to get worse with a panic attack. I have a very stressful job which I feel is one of the major contributors of this, quite often I feel overwhelmed by things.   By reading that other people gets these symptoms makes me feel better in the knowledge that other gets this too.  I've attended stress classes and they helped to an extent but having a busy stressful job doesn't help. It would be good if anyone could give me some advice on how they cope with this, however I do find that taking vitamins to boost your nervous system helps, like omega 3
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Hi, was wondering if anyone could help me. I've had anxiety for about 4 months, and the panic attacks have become less frequent. but for the past month or so, its started to affect my head and vision. My head feels fuzzy all the. time, and my vision is constantly unfocused or just 'not right'. I wouldn't be worried if it was now and again, but its all the time. My doctor thinks its because I have low blood pressure and gave me tablets, but they've stopped working and the symptoms are the same. I just wanna. make sure it is anxiety, it worries me so much! If anyone has this, or has had it and its gone, pleeease let me know, I'm sick of feeling dizzy and strange all the time. Thanks x
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Please could you give me the name of your blog as I would like to share my head problem.

Thank you
J
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I also suffer from anxiety. I teeth started having weird symptoms; feels like my eyes are pulsating, I feel like my insides are shaking (especially in my head/facial area), my body twitches and jerks. I'm not sure if this is due to my new med. Started taking 20 mg of Prozac 3 wks ago. These symptoms started one evening after taking my meds and having a bad headache. Probably just a coinincidence. I'm a new mom and suffering from postpartum depression. I've always had anxiety and panic attacks. Anyone else experience these symptoms???
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Hi everyone. I have been looking up these symptoms for my partner as he is really worried he has a brain tumour. He has OCD and anxiety and I am so relieved that it appears that this is all related. Although, like a lot of you it is hard to believe that such physical symptoms can be the result of anxiety. Thank you all for sharing your info as it has really helped and has made me feel a lot better about what he is going through and that it is not something so serious, but he can be helped and supported through this!
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