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I am an 18-year old male, with no health problems on record but always have been a bit of a hypochondriac (on and off, and mild when it happens) During a particularly stressful time in my life (death of loved one, college admissions, graduation) I suddenly out of the blue had a migraine aura (scintillating scotoma) during the morning. Not many symptoms (or I didn't notice them) before that migraine. Went home, slept, felt better.
Next few days I began to have vertigo issues (felt like sense of gravity/balance was moving/swaying but no nausea) and one day, what felt like an anxiety attack (dizziness, numbness). Went home again (due to health panic thinking I was having stroke-like symptoms), slept, felt better again. That specific attack hasn't recurred. Fatigue also came on and has stuck around, although I'm not sure if that may be allergy-related as I have fatigue around springtime each year.
Currently I'm still having on-and-off balance problems and dizziness for about a month and a half now. The symptoms are not getting progressively worse, and seem to lessen or even disappear when at home, with friends, or doing relaxing physical activity, but become more severe when indoors (lack of natural light, constant stimuli and requests of me due to high courseload and such). As a hypochondriac I, of course, suspect something serious, yet the symptoms never really matched any specific condition that I was aware of. No movement problems, no vision problems, no sensory problems aside from the balance/fatigue and one instance of ringing in ear for a few minutes early on.
Is this likely to be anxiety-based? Or should I be truly concerned regarding a specific ailment that can be an issue if not treated?
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