Headaches When Feeling Anxious And Stressed?
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There are many types of mental disorders. Not always the anxiety, stress, and sadness you feel is part of a mental disorder. To be categorized as a mental disorder, these complaints need to appear with great intensity, to last a long time, to disrupt your way of thinking, activities, and functions.
Although enduring severe pain, including the result of headaches, may worsen the symptoms of mental disorders, it is actually not quite true that headaches are the cause of mental disorders. On the contrary, it is precisely mental disorders that are one of the causes of headaches. The link between the two conditions is not yet clear. However, it is suspected that mental disorders can cause nerve impulses to various parts of the body to increase, including also to the head area, thereby reducing the pain threshold and arising from headaches. Not only headaches, mental disorders can also trigger the emergence of various other physical complaints, such as dizziness, nausea, tightness, palpitations, weakness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and so on.
To be clear, you can check your complaint directly to the doctor. If it is truly suspected that your condition is related to a particular mental disorder, you may be referred to a psychiatrist for further treatment. Meanwhile, to help ease your headaches, you can take paracetamol first, while resting, managing your emotions well, limiting the use of gadgets, eating more regularly, and exercising more diligently every day.
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