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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 6, 2007
  • 05:01 PM

Well here goes...about 6 months ago I began to have a numb tingly feeling in my arms, sometimes only on one side, othertimes on both. I got checked for pretty much every neurological problem it could be (MRIs, bloodwork, etc) and nothing was found wrong. It eventually went away for a few months, and now is back. I notice also that it is worse when I drink alcohol, and at night. It's like I can feel something moving around in my arm the more I drink. I also am now experiencing a tightness in my chest that occurs also at night, and with no reason. I got freaked out last week and went to urgent care. Blood pressure was normal, heart rate fine, EKG and bloodwork all normal. They basically told me I was probably having a panic attack. I don't feel anxious/nervous until this happens though! It always happens when I am trying to relax and have a good time. When I am busy I guess I don't notice it. I am 5'5, 108 lbs...kinda thin I guess but still healthy by the numbers. I am always cold and have a severe intolerance to it. Could this be a circulatory issue and what would I even do about getting a test for that?? Thanks...I don't want to be put on antidepressants for this!!!! Help please

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  • You need to drink half your weight in oz. of water every day, gradually drinking a glass every 2 hours. Alcohol =dehydration. Make sure you eat enough mineral containing salt, like Celtic sea salt. You need more vitamins and minerals. Minerals like magnesium and potassium are responsible for muscle relaxation. watercure.comI hope you get well soon!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 6, 2007
    • 05:43 PM
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  • Hae you been checked for hyperthyroidism? Has some of your symptoms. Take care and hope you find something out soon.
    crazybrazy 30 Replies
    • February 6, 2007
    • 07:37 PM
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  • the tingling in your arm/s and the other odd sensation are probably caused by a small and therefore undetectable disc protrusion in your neck.it has worried you.the tightness in your chest is almost certainly anxiety.it is sometimes referred to as "anxietys calling card".probably provoked by the sort of worries which you produce when you go to bed.your slight build possibly accounts for the vulnerability to cold,but that can be accentuated by anxiety as well. the alcoholic magnification you refer to is probably a matter of sensate focus,and is a big clue that you are living too much by yourself and within yourself.in my opinion there may be something wrong with you but there isnt much evidence for it here .as we get older we have to put up with things like this neck problem,and not let them worry us.get hold of a copy of "rational emotive therapy"by albert ellis and put his ideas into practise.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 24, 2007
    • 07:42 PM
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  • the tingling in your arm/s and the other odd sensation are probably caused by a small and therefore undetectable disc protrusion in your neck.it has worried you.the tightness in your chest is almost certainly anxiety.it is sometimes referred to as "anxietys calling card".probably provoked by the sort of worries which you produce when you go to bed.your slight build possibly accounts for the vulnerability to cold,but that can be accentuated by anxiety as well. the alcoholic magnification you refer to is probably a matter of sensate focus,and is a big clue that you are living too much by yourself and within yourself.in my opinion there may be something wrong with you but there isnt much evidence for it here .as we get older we have to put up with things like this neck problem,and not let them worry us.get hold of a copy of "rational emotive therapy"by albert ellis and put his ideas into practise.Anxiety is a very obscure term. Allopathic doctors don't know what produces it or where it is produced.Anxiety is in most cases caused by allergies and sensitivities to food or other substances.Your Autonomic Nervous System has a "glitch", what means, that it overreacts to something around you or something that you eat. Just visit a NAET practioner. This technique reduces and in most cases eliminates all sensitivities to allergens.Take Care.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 24, 2007
    • 11:56 PM
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  • anxiety is caused by failures of organisation.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 24, 2007
    • 11:59 PM
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  • i suppose "glitch"isnt a vague term.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 25, 2007
    • 00:01 AM
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  • anyone else noticed how many of these posts translate as"come to me and give me money"?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 25, 2007
    • 00:04 AM
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