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Face flushing and severe clenching

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I Have been suffering from an illness I have no Idea about, It is, Physical symptoms,Face Flushing, lips turning RED, involuntary Severe clenching (jaw,larynx,neck,back,straining eyes,tongue pressing teeth, or tongue clenching) Involuntary head tilting, Feeling of detached from reality,severe paranoia,hands and feet cold,high pitch voice due to pressure,extreme discomfort and pain+ depression due to this... I had these symptoms for 10 years I am a 26 year old male, I try to eat right and exercise, I was dealing with this since the age of 18 medicating these symptoms w/ alcohol which has caused more problems in my life, Now I have not had a drink in 7 months, I am dealing with these symptoms full force, I am trying to pursue medical help, but might be going on the wrong path, I have had blood work done, and nothing came up relating to thyroid,blood sugar,STD's, and whatever they might test for when explaining these issues in a emergency room.


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replied April 14th, 2009
Addiction, Recovery Answer A6315



According to the symptoms you reported, you might be experiencing mental health problem with some somatic symptoms (vasodilatation of the blood vessels causing flushing face and lips, involuntary spasm of muscles causing clenching, head tilting).
Whether the condition is really bipolar disorder can not be told without detailed observation for longer period by psychiatrist who would also determine the adequate therapy.


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