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Brain squeezing sensation

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Hi,
i have a reccuring "brain squeezing" sensation, it happens during the day, whether i am siting down, walking, lying down... it happens for a second, but can happen several times in a row. it's very destabilizing, and also happens when i'm driving. i don't have any headache, or any other pain. it can stops for months and come back again for a couple of weeks.
thank you for your help.


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replied December 1st, 2009
Brain and Head Injuries Answer A8147
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum

The sensation of brain squeezing that comes on and off could be due to the side effect of the drug Citalopram. Please consult your doctor about either dose adjustment or regarding a change in prescription.

Also drink more water and eat at regular intervals and see. At times dehydration and low blood sugar too give similar sensation. Also get your hemoglobin and serum iron checked for anemia.

Please consult your doctor and get yourself examined as a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net. Hope this helps. Take care!



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