Tender temples..is it common

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

kitkat32
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2009
Total Posts : 106
   Posted 1/21/2010 7:57 PM (GMT -7)   
Hello dear friends,

I think I have my extreme anxiety a bit under control now. It's been a long few months. My excruciating headaches have improved also..thank goodness.

What I do still have is a very sore neck....mostly just on the sides. My temples are also tender to the touch. This is pretty much 24/7 since the beginning of December. I have a second opinion with a new neuro early February but this is really starting to scare me.

I can't tell if it's a symptom of my lyme disease that we are thinking is flaring or if it is just a nasty anxiety symptom. Either way..it's scaring me.

I made the mistake of googling...I know...please don't be to harsh on me. The only thing that offered was temporal arteritis and I am young for that. I am 36 and that usually occurs over 50.

Anyone else have this sort of pain last for months? I thought that if it was all muscle related the Klonopin would calm it down but no such luck so far.

Any suggestions?

Blessings..kitkat

Nanners
Elite Member


Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 1/22/2010 7:19 AM (GMT -7)   
Honestly Kitkat I really just think it is from the tension that anxiety can cause. When your anxiety is really high we tend to tense up, and I think thats what you are doing. I don't think the Klonopin would really act like a muscle relaxer. Good luck!
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease & Anxiety/Panic
Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

kitkat32
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2009
Total Posts : 106
   Posted 1/22/2010 7:36 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Nanners,

It is really bothering me. I try very hard to relax my shoulders. Every 15 mins. or so I remind myself to let my shoulders fall.

I am tired of feeling scared. I am tired of playing guessing games with my doctors. Right now one says you are for sure in a relapse of lyme disease while my neurologist says absolutely not. It really weighs heavily on my mind.

My Zoloft was increased to 100mgs. today so I hope I see some added benefits.

Blessings, kitkat
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, December 09, 2016 6:26 PM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,735,610 posts in 301,319 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 151422 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Gabor88.
268 Guest(s), 17 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Psilociraptor, 73monte, PDL17, mikeb2308, Rikky1, Park12, LG13, Derwood, Pratoman, NiceCupOfTea, Lynnwood, Dyna1, aloha234, k07, Michael165, Tall Allen, julymorning


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2016 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer