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I have been getting sharp stabbing pains in the back of my head. Is this a normal symptom of anxiety? The pain is not in the sam

Posted by Kellsbells

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Stabbing pains to the back of the head are not typical anxiety symptoms, Kellsbells. However, anxiety can produce just about any physical symptom, so this doesn't necessarily mean that yours aren't.

If it helps, the brain has no pain receptors, so it is unlikely to be the source. It is more likely to be muscle or joint related.

If the symptoms persist consult your doctor.

Best wishes


I have strange head symptoms as well, where is it located? Mine are in back where the oscipal bone is and my chiro says it is all stress related.

Same here. It makes since that they are stress related. Maybe I should get a chiro. I also just started taking celexa for my anxiety and thought the new Meds may have something to do with my head sensations. 


Thanks for the response! 

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