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Really tense muscles in neck my doc says it's the tightest

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Hi David
Really tense muscles in neck my doc says it's the tightest he's seen
He said as you it's the cause of the tension headache
Do some people simply suffer tension in muscles ,since I lost 46 pound and got fit and ran its become worse.
Or is it simply stress causing the stiffness ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

this is Dr. David

thanks for asking for me.

most likely stress and tense neck muscles.

you need to do some neck stretching exercises or yoga

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My wife is a yoga teacher.
So I will try.
If I push hard just below the left shoulder blade underneath it relives
How odd ?
Is that a trigger point.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

yes, it could be a trigger point for you

or accupuressure point.

or a good massage point for you.

yoga is good.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't feel stressed
But I have had the tension headache my old doc said it was subconscious stress ? Is that a real possibility ???
Either way not serious ?
Muscle tension ?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

yes, you can have subconscious stress

or you may just need to stretch and relax daily as part of your routine.

not serious

work on deep breathing exercises

and

yoga stretching of your neck and back as well

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
although annoying.
Not serious.
Just part of my make up !? Payment on way
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

nothing serious.

part of your neck and your age

don't let your anxiety get out of control.

Dr. David and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok David.
I think it could be my age
My neck and back very stiff and band headache it went last night back as I go through the day no other symptoms.
Tension headache s can take a fair while to go and can be Dailey
I guess I need to stop panicking ?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

I think it could be your age as well.

yes, you can stop panicking.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it common at 50 to stiffen up causing tension ? But not serious just muscle headaches
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

yes, this is common.

it is not serious.

just muscle headaches.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My description and blood work etc tell you that ? Thanks bonus on way
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

yes, your description and your history and your blood work tells me that.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you are welcome.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Headache gone. !! I just simply switched off I think !!
If I stay relaxed hopefully it won't come back til I stress ?
Now before I post the bonus.
With my anxiety I worry about my bones and stiffness my doc says the ALP blood work is always 64 so my bones are fine is he right ?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

yes, your doctor is right

you don't have to worry about your bones.

mild arthritis at your age causing stiffness.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Alp is the marker ?