Cold sensation on top of head

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Does anyone else experience a cold sensation on their head? It's happened to me before, but it's so unsettling.

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    Hey Samantha. When I was suffering from anxiety I often had this. Along with many other head related sensations, like zaps and what felt like twitching inside my skull. It is unsettling like you say, but t generally doesn't mean anything serious. Try using an ice pack on your head - I know that it's already cold :P but it did help me. Along with orange juice for some reason. But yeah. Good luck smile 

    Ryan

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      Now that you mentioned, I suffer from severe anxiety and a few days ago, my head felt weird. Like a zapping pain. Or just lingering there. Of course, my anxiety made me jump to tumor automatically. Thank god it generally doesn't mean anyting serious. And sometimes my head feels weird. Like lightheaded, usually after staying in bed for a long time while using my phone or probably my anxiety. 

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    Hey, how are you doing? I'm having the same feeling for some days now it comes and goes but it comes pretty often. I feel it especially when I'm asleep. I was getting warm sensations in my head now it's more of this cold feeling. It's also to the top of my head. I have anxiety and am also an insomniac. Don't know if it's the cause. It's a bit scary but I'm trusting in God. Hope you have gotten over this. Don't know what to do or where to seek help. Would post when I figure this out. But thanks Ryan. I really hope it's only anxiety as this too shall pass. Praying for you all.

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      Hi Monique,

      How are you doing? I rarely get it now. It seemed to have calmed over time with my anxiety. I did make some changes though with my diet. I've cut down on proceed foods, sugar, salt, gluten. I've started an exercise plan. I also take supplements like B12, magnesium, Vit E etc. Maintained a better prayer life. I really feel that it was connected to my anxiety as since this has dissipated, the cold feeling was also. Still not 100 % but much better than before. Oh and I'm getting more sleep now.

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    I've been getting this cold sensation as if the heat is escaping my head for years. It's difficult to sleep without a hat or pillow or some type of pressure on my head at the spot.

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    I have the same issue for the last 5 years and it becomes more sensitive to the cold weather every year.

    I would be interested in finding the root cause of this. By the way, I am bald and shaved, :-) But I don't think that's the cause. My guess is that somehow my blood circulation is not good enough to reach my head sufficiently.

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    I just had what I believe to be a ice pick headache but I thought i was having an aneurysm so my anxiety shot up immediately and now I'm wondering if the cold feeling kn top of my head is now cause of the anxiety I'm having

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    Hey Samantha I got when I my anxiety is through the roof. I of course thought the worse. which caused the anxiety worse

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