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Hi i have this weird head feeling in the back and on the top of the head. I mean sometimes its either in the back and sometimes its on the top of the head. i also feel that something is moving left to right in my head. The closest i can go with is by calling it a "fuzzy/ blocked" feeling in head. I have a lot of allergies during the summer and spring seasons, but more some reason this started happening in the winter season around December. I am a 14 year old so we usually go outside to play for gym from school. Usually i don't have any hats with me. the temperatures vary from the low 30s to mid or high 30s. Could it be from sinus problems? I also have had a lot of ear infections when i was smaller. I was thinking a ear infection because i sometimes get sudden elevator feelings as well. I really dont know what it is... Oh by the way i also sit on the computer most of the time. Could that be a contribution? Sometimes i don't sit in a good posture. The feeling subsides when usually when i am concentrated to something else or when i am moving my head. When i am at rest thats when it bothers me. Please can anyone help me? I'm only 14 and i don't want to live my life like this. Ever since this started happening i have been been having a lot of anxiety. It started in December and now its March. So please anyone help me? I went to the doctor they said it can be from sitting on the computer too long... i also have cracking noises in my neck only when i move it to the left or right.
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replied April 13th, 2010
please..
please help me anyone?
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replied April 14th, 2010
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hi ninja1217
just read your tag. im alot older than you but, it all sounds anxiety related to me. i had the same symptoms, but this was after i started experiencing anxiety related problems. sometimes it triggers weird sensations in the head, fuzzy, pressure etc, it can be quite frightening. im not saying that it is anxiety but worth bearing in mind. If you were on a computor for two long then this can cause maybe slight pain behind the eyes, or headaches neasea? i went for a ct scan to make sure nothing was happening there, and it was negative. they put it down to stress? does this help atall?
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replied April 22nd, 2010
Hi carrie38 thank you for the reply. yeah i just went to the doctor today, and the doctor said that she doesn't get what i mean by "fuzzy" feeling. So she referred me to a neurologist. I am scared what they are going to do at a neurologist office. Is it scary? I hope its just anxiety =\ wish me luck. once again thankk you for the response, i have been waiting for a response for 4 months =)
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replied April 22nd, 2010
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hi ninja1217, ahh your doctors not done much to ease your mind really. My doctor knew straight away what i meant, but for my own peace of mind referred me for a scan. i was that scared, i didnt want to go, but i thought if i dont go i wont know and il carry on worrying. Honestly i know what you are feeling. i used to get fuzzy feelings around the front of the head, like sometimes it was a pins and needles tye of feeling or tingling? then id get a pressure feeling on the top of my head like someone was pushing me down. Im pretty sure all these sensations are anxiety related, as you are worrying about this which is proberbly making it worse or magnifying it into something it isnt. when i had a ct scan they checked my sinus''s which were clear because i was having pretty bad headaches aswell and id convinced myself id got a tumor, id totally talked myself into that one, so when the nurse came out and told me my result was fine, i was so releived. im here if you need to talk. maybe a time difference though becasue im living in spam unapproved. when do you have the neurologist?
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replied September 17th, 2010
fuzzy head feeling
Hi i have had this fuzzy head feeling for 8 months,i get the pressure to, its horrible it really gets me down, i think it could be anxity, stress related, how do i get it to go away, im just 24 with 2 young children i cant go on feeling like this some thing needs to be done, help me please what can i do to make it go away.
thank you
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replied September 18th, 2010
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hi xfayx, sorry for delay in replying just seen your tag. It does sound like anxiety. I had it for some time on and off and because i didnt understand how the body reacts to anxiety and stress, i thought it was something more sinister and to put my mind at rest my doctor sent me for a cat scan, but she assured me that she didnt expect it to show up anything. I had the scan and it was negative. The sensation wasnt pleasant, it felt like my head was going to explode, or like someone was pressng on it and pushing it down. You really need to go to your doctor, the thing is, is trying to find a doctor who is quite understanding, i was lucky and she took time out to tell me about the symptoms of anxiety and how it effects the body. luckily i dont have this anymore, because the issues that were causing the anxiety, i dealt with my going for therapy, and it worked, and each day im getting better. I totally understand what you go through and the fear that it brings with it. always here if you need to chat! carrie38
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replied December 29th, 2011
Fuzzy head
I have been experencing my fuzzy feeling since oct 2011, it bothers my eyes, back of head is tight & so is my neck, stress and anxiety are high today becauz I didn't feel this way yesterday, have slight nausea comes and goes, if you let something bother you for too long you're responds to it, in other words, let's relax... All my tests have been negative and seen a neurologist last week for frequent headaches, tomorrow is physical therapy for my neck pain so that would explain that fuzzy feeling, I try not to sit in front of the computer too long... Hope this helps. if you need any reassurance.
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replied February 21st, 2012
I'm anxiety free
I had started taking Iron supplements and vitamin tablets daily and also exercised daily, The funny feeling went within days. As soon as I stopped it's back again. I'm talkin about an hour on the treadmill everyday or a session on the punchbag it really eases pressure and anxiety. Don't forget your fresh fruit, veg and litre of water a day. Im anxiety free. I hope this helps.
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replied February 21st, 2012
I had started taking Iron supplements and vitamin tablets daily and also exercised daily, The funny feeling went within days. As soon as I stopped it's back again. I'm talkin about an hour on the treadmill everyday or a session on the punchbag it really eases pressure and anxiety. Don't forget your fresh fruit, veg and litre of water a day. Im anxiety free. I hope this helps.
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replied May 2nd, 2012
I always get that feeling when something negative or bad is going to happen soon in my life or to someone I love.
The feeling scares me whenever I get it cause I know something is going to happen soon.
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replied July 16th, 2013
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Had anxiety for over 12 years now , but this fuzzyness is new to me also, I also get the fuzzy head feeling sometimes like pressure building up sometimes front sometimes back , feels a little better when I rub my head , Its best not to assume things with anxiety as you just spiral things in your head , I thought I had worms in my head lol also went and got CT scan all good , Im trouble shooting the problem still , my doc says its some sort of allergy , blocked sinus , also back about 6 months back got ringing noise in left ear , 2 months ago ringing in right ear , almost nothing in right ear . If that don't work I will be going to specialist and getting ears examined for infection in the ears that could be causing this . keep yah posted . try think positive. Nothings ever happened in the past and nothing is going to happen now , use that in your train of thoughts and just relax .
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replied July 16th, 2013
Had anxiety for over 12 years now , but this fuzzyness is new to me also, I also get the fuzzy head feeling sometimes like pressure building up sometimes front sometimes back , feels a little better when I rub my head , Its best not to assume things with anxiety as you just spiral things in your head , I thought I had worms in my head lol also went and got CT scan all good , Im trouble shooting the problem still , my doc says its some sort of allergy , blocked sinus , also back about 6 months back got ringing noise in left ear , 2 months ago ringing in right ear , almost nothing in right ear . If that don't work I will be going to specialist and getting ears examined for infection in the ears that could be causing this . keep yah posted . try think positive. Nothings ever happened in the past and nothing is going to happen now , use that in your train of thoughts and just relax .
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replied December 17th, 2013
Hi All,

I have a positive story.

For the past 4 months I have been experiencing the fuzzy/buzzing feeling in the back of my head, i also had headaches, chronic neck tension, panic attacks, nightmares, depression for short periods of time, visions of me not getting through this scary time in my life. I basically had a mental breakdown, albeit i think i caught it just in time.

Basically i made drastic changes to my life and i'm feeling a lot better!

My wife and I have two young children, i am 32 years old, i run my own business and because my work is local and my wives is in London i basically was doing the most of the parent duties too, it was all too much. I had also just bought our first home which is SOOOO stressful!!!
i thought i was going crazy. Now i know it was stress related, and its the body and minds way of healing itself.
I remember trying to find what was wrong with me online and when i read it was stress i remember thinking, Yeah right, and totally dismissing it. But stress it was, and i wish i just believed it earlier. Then id re read these posts and a lot is negative, and no one said they were better. well so far i am better, maybe it will come back badly again, but right now its better.

Ok so what did i do to get better:
1) discussed the matter with my wife, my family and some very close friends.
2) after a lot more stress, several weeks in fact, my wife eventually decided to give up work. i couldn't because we would have gone bankrupt. so my wife had to, to relieve a lot of pressure from me.
3) my parents helped run my business, with me to relief a lot of pressure. i felt so weak, and dependant, which is just not my style. but i knew i had to get better for my boys and that was the priority.
4) i did a intolerance test to see if what i was eating contributed to the issue. it turns out my main diet of wheat, oats, and dairy was not doing me any good as i was intolerant to them as well as weird things like Soya and Paprika. its weird but giving up these foods i put down to a main contributing factor of me getting better. (remember it can take many weeks to make a positive effect)i, i think if your body is fighting these intolerances, it isn't fighting other things like anxiety.
5) i started to take 1 hour during the day for me, without feeling guilty. very important to not feel guilty!!!! i had to get better. this hour was spent with doing yoga on my own, i downloaded a yoga studio app on my iPad, and for the first time in my life started doing it. oh my god, it is an incredible help. weeks later i would then give myself a self neck massage after yoga, with help from youtube 'self neck massage'. and then i would do a 'stress anxiety meditation' video on youtube, its about 13 minutes long. and this did the trick, it made me break down and cry for 10 minutes afterwards and i could feel the release of tension. incredible feeling. anyway i still do all this once a week now and it still helps.
6) stop doing things that know make it worse. i noticed some things made it worse, so tried to stop these. for example playing computer games or being on my phone a lot made it worse, weird.
7) do things that make you happy. take walks, have baths, go to the gym, re-read a book you once read and loved.
Cool Be positive. i noticed that trying to find i was crazy on the internet would send me crazy, but understanding it was stress/anxiety/depression really helped me realise i had to stay positive. positive thinking made me look after myself, i had to get better for my boys.
9) breathing techniques, these really help to calm down.
10) i didn't go to therapy, but if this all starts to come back I'm definitely will, the doctor can refer you to a stress related anxiety councillor. ( i read the other day 1 in 6 people have stress related issues in there life that they speak to the doctor about, you are not alone, talk to friends and family, i bet they tell you that they or someone they know experienced the same).

Set back
10 days ago i had a bad set back. i was out with my friends on a wednesday night and drank far too much, (including beer which has hops in it, which I'm intolerant too) , i woke up the next day feeling very hung over of course, but we had planned a nice day in london to go to winter wonderland with my 20 month old. it was a lovely day sunny cold day, and we had a lot of fun. but on the tube coming home my boy was screaming, he wanted to get out of his stroller, anyway after 25 minutes of this we got off the tube and got on the train, well i started to feel this weird pins and needles sensation in my face, i thought i was having a stroke, i couldn't talk because my face was full of pins and needles. so weird, i thought i was going to die. we managed to get home, and i had the worst panic attack of my life. i did my anxiety videos, and slept which made me feel much better. none of the fuzzy feeling came back but the panic attack was awful.
i realise i over did it the night before, but my main problem i feel is that i was worried about what my wife would think on the tube, when what i should have done is said i'm not feeling good i'll meet you at home, relief myself from the stress of my boy streaming. i've been a great dad for the past 5 years, i think if i'm about to have a panic attack i am allowed to try and avoid it by letting my wife take over for a bit. but i didn't, why? because i didn't want to be selfish, i worried about being selfish. that in itself probably contributed. I'm telling you all this because i want to help everyone who experiences this, you can't die from a panic attack, you won't have a stroke, you will be fine, you just need to sort out your breathing and reassure yourself however possible. sometimes it will tie 5 minutes, sometimes an hour to feel better, you will get better!

Conclusion

No point in saying don't ignore these symptoms, because no chance of that. they are awful and thats why you are reading these forums. just remember its your bodies way of asking for help, you have too much stress in your life. figure out what is causing the stress and try to eliminate some of it, lessen other things. If you don't you might be one of those people on here that take many years to come back from a mental breakdown / stress related problem.

I am not a doctor, i am just a guy who had a horrible problem that i think i have solved and want to help others. I can't tell you how amazing it is to just feel normal again, and this morning i feel normal, yesterday i felt normal, normal is a word i never thought could be so great!
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replied December 23rd, 2013
fuzzy feeling back of head ?
has anyone had sleep paralist, and out of body experinces, also visions, after they feel a pressure fuzzy feeling at the back of head ?? also lucid dreams ???????
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