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Suffering from anxiety and depression. Missed periods, feels pressure in head, light headed while standing. What's wrong?

I do have anxiety and depression , but I ve been fine lately, and I have missed one period last month, but I have it now.. (I m just giving facts for you to get a better understanding) I m 20. But, for some reason, my head has been feeling like pressured on both sides in the middle, and my face , mainly my cheeks feel hot. I ve felt a little light headed when standing. What s wrong?
Asked On : Thu, 5 Apr 2012
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Dear Madam

It is not clear whether you have been diagnosed to have mixed anxiety and depression. If not then symptoms you described may be due anxiety or tension headache if you have heaviness of head or headache. If it is so find out the source such as work related stress, over burden of any kind etc. and manage accordingly such as time management, resource management etc. Also try relaxation technique, deep breathing exercise etc. If you have a diagnosis you require active treatment from qualified psychiatrist in form of medication with or without psychotherapy.

Hope you will be fine soon.

Answered: Thu, 5 Apr 2012
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