Pressure headaches at back of head

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I have gone up to 100 mg from 50 mg of Sertraline to help my constant anxiety. I am suffering terrible pressure headaches which stop me doing things . Has anyone felt the same?

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    I have... What you do is, you take a really hot bath, & have at least, most of your body submerged in the water. It helps your muscles & nerves to relax.
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    I also had the same pain yesterday today it is gone. Was the change in your medication suggested by your doctor? If it was ,then you need to trust your doctor and let the medication do its job. You know those meds have side effect sometimes ,but if the pain continues contact your doctor he might be able you give you more accurate answer.
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    pressure headaches are very common for us anxiety sufferers.  I hope that the increase in dosage helps.  You could ask your doctor for clonzapam or some other anti anxiety med to assist with faster relief from anxiety.  If not try learning to meditate, especially a guided one that is guiding you to meditate.  With anxiety we tense up, and adrenaline is running through our bodies.  With some of the guided meditations teach to do muscle relaxation etc.  Wish  you the best.
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