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Suffer regularly with attack like feelings, hang over, nausea, dizziness, head pressure. Normal results for all tests. Cause?

Hi, i have been feeling ill for the past 10 months, having had ct scans done on my heart also ecg & x-ray & nuclear scan plus stress test, they were all fine, ct on head, ct on abdomen, an endoscopy , all were fine. Still i suffer daily from attack feelings like, waking up feeling hung-over, Nausea, dizziness/ vertigo feeling, pressure in my head then that on-sets aniety feeling
Asked On : Sun, 13 Jan 2013
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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

It is possible that the episodic symptoms which you are experiencing could be indicative of panic attacks. Panic attacks can manifest with a variety of physical symptoms like dizziness, vertigo, nausea, heaviness of the head, chest discomfort, etc.

Anxiety can manifest itself with not only psychological symptoms, but with physical symptoms also. Since all medical tests have been negative and since these symptoms seem to be quite distressing to you, I would advise you consult a psychiatrist for a detailed psychological assessment and further treatment. There are effective treatment options - in the form of medication or counselling / psychotherapy which will help you overcome your problems.

Wish you all the best.

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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