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Face tension anxiety symptoms

Chrissypissy

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Hi fellow members.

I have lived my last 6 years with physical symptoms that I cannot seem to bear anymore. I got fed up.

I have this tension coming from my neck/shoulders shooting into my cheek from behind the jawline up to my mouth, and it feels as if the muscles keeping the mouth firm on that side are are tense, being pulled downwards all the time. I sometimes get stabbing pain on that side of face, temple area, and behind skull occipital area.

People say that nothing is wrong with that side of my mouth but I physically see an asymmetry in the mouth corner, and feel those muscles tense. And again I can feel it all starts from behind the jawline, from those neck muscles meeting there just below the ear.

I can't seem to find an answer. When I massage those muscles behind the back they seem to radiate some tingling to that area, so I believe it is a muscular problem, as I also feel those muscles meeting below the ear being VERY tight.

It gives me discomfort to be in public, it is as if I was sad only on one side of the face, and strange enough affects my mood, actually makes me sad. Has anybody ever experienced this? What do you think?
 

MakUSA

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I actually experience those exact things and I still do. When I have them hitting me hard, I try to concentrate, relax, meditate and try to clear my mind, it does work temporary. Unfortunately, there is no telling when they come back. I usually have that in the morning when I wake up and later afternoon.
 

Chrissypissy

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I actually experience those exact things and I still do. When I have them hitting me hard, I try to concentrate, relax, meditate and try to clear my mind, it does work temporary. Unfortunately, there is no telling when they come back. I usually have that in the morning when I wake up and later afternoon.
I find it hard when it hits me around people as my mouth droops on one side I feel like people will think Im sad.
I believe it is a muscular problem and somehow those muscles coming from the back and shoulders go meet behind the ear and trigger this feelings/tension in the cheek up to the mouth corner. I believe it can go away but a muscles specialist is needed to bring those tight muscles that trigger it to normal state.
With this feeling I generally get like a tired look on my face, stoner look kind of eyebags.
Meditation does help a little but these physical symptoms are on almost all the time. I believe physical work will cure it but must be done by someone who understands muscles anatomy in a great manner.
Just want my face to feel normal again, dont wanna look and feel sad.
Has it caused you any discomfort?
 

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I find it hard when it hits me around people as my mouth droops on one side I feel like people will think Im sad.
I believe it is a muscular problem and somehow those muscles coming from the back and shoulders go meet behind the ear and trigger this feelings/tension in the cheek up to the mouth corner. I believe it can go away but a muscles specialist is needed to bring those tight muscles that trigger it to normal state.
With this feeling I generally get like a tired look on my face, stoner look kind of eyebags.
Meditation does help a little but these physical symptoms are on almost all the time. I believe physical work will cure it but must be done by someone who understands muscles anatomy in a great manner.
Just want my face to feel normal again, dont wanna look and feel sad.
Has it caused you any discomfort?
At the beginning yes, but now its getting like a routine. I don't like it but eh, I have other worries (unfortunately) to take care of.
 
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