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You May have migraine headaches. ( this is diagnosed based upon symptoms) Migraines result from a combination of blood vessel enlargement and the release of chemicals from nerve fibers that coil around these blood vessels. During a migraine, an artery enlarges that is located on the outside of the skull just under the skin of the temple (temporal artery). it can , but doesn't always cause a release of chemicals that cause pain, numbness, tingling, dizziness, nausea, and more. A Neurologist is the one who will be able to help pinpoint the cause and determine if it is migraines, as well as come up with a plan to help you. Did you see a Neurologist? What you can do is Try resting in a dark quiet room... if you can take it, ibuprofen according to package directions is much more effective than tylenol.. also I would recommend alternating hot and cold packs to the back of your neck...as well as smelling some eucalyptus/peppermint oil.. together or individually, just for a second. As far as anxiety is concerned....
It really does sound like You could be experiencing generalized anxiety which can be a catalyst for migraine headaches. Anxiety can seem to come out of nowhere.. without a concrete cause that you can pinpoint. Anxiety can cause alterations in breathing patterns and it may be that you are holding your breath or breathing too rapidly which can cause fatigue and the headaches you are experiencing. There is something you can do right now to stop it.....initiate proper breathing. You can help alleviate the feeling of throat tightness, panic and and shortness of breath by changing your breathing pattern to abdominal breathing. To abdominal breathe ( which is a much more effective breathing technique) place one hand on your abdomen and one hand on your chest... watch to see which rises. It should be the abdomen, NOT the chest.Practice breathing using your abdominal muscles... (to breathe with chest muscles causes fatique and more shortness of breath) by taking in a deep breath through your nose.. making sure only the hand on your abdomen moves, slowly.. and exhale slowly through the mouth.. your abdomen should flatten with exhalation. Do this three breaths at a time. Breathing correctly will immediately eliminate anxiety...., every time. If it comes back do it again.
COnsider taking extra hydration ( atleast 8 glasses of water per day), this will help as well as destressing through the use of biofeedback and relaxation techniques ,
definitely plan to get adequate sleep. Sleeping is so important for over all well being.
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To Hypnotherapy I say YES! I believe that this will be very helpful to you. And yes... the mind can be so unkind as to play our our worst fears over and over ..... Because you are so determined to resolve this problem, you will resolve it. I Whole heartedly recommend that you seek a psychiatrist that uses hypnosis... so you can finally eliminate this fear. I wish you all the best and a very speedy "healing". Remember...there are two kinds of people that are always right... those that think they can, and those that think they can't. You CAN! :-))