Region Hotspot

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Pelvis
    1. Burning, stinging or pain in the vaginal region (vulvodynia)

    2. Frequent need to urinate, often with pelvic pain (neurogenic hypersensitivity as part of interstitial cystitis)

    3. Chronic widespread pain and tenderness (fibromyalgia)

Whole Body
    1. Pain combing hair, sensitivity to touch wearing jewelry and/or tight fitting clothing (allodynia)

    2. Widespread pain and tenderness, chronic muscle pain, spasms or tightness and fatigue (fibromyalgia)

    3. Mood  and sleep disorders

    4. Restless leg syndrome

    5. Difficulty in cognition

    6. Fatigue

    7. Temperature regulation

Abdomen
    1. An unexplained dry persistent cough (neurogenic cough)

    2. Abdominal pain and bloating, associated with bowel movements (Irritable bowel syndrome)

    3. Nausea, vomiting, belching, bloating, abdominal discomfort (gastroparesis)

    4. Unexplained abdominal pain – with anorexia, nausea, vomiting and pallor – and no symptoms between attacks (abdominal migraine)

    5. Vomiting four times per hour with no symptoms between attacks and no other explanation (cyclic vomiting syndrome)

    6. Inconsolable crying, tense abdominal muscles, clenched fists and curled legs, often after eating in babies (colic)

     
    Head
    • Ear
      1. Persistent pressure or the feeling of blockage in one or both ears

      2. A feeling of water, ear pain or something crawling in the ear canal even though nothing out of the ordinary can be detected

      3. Sounds are too loud (sound sensitivity)

      4. A hissing, ringing or other noise in the ear that others do not hear (tinnitus)

      5. Persistent sense of imbalance (ataxia)

      6. Stabbing pain around and deep in one ear (temporomandibular pain)

      7. Discomfort when your ears are exposed to wind or cold (allodynia)

      8. Difficulty in understanding what people are saying, despite having a normal hearing test (central auditoy processing disorder)

    • Eye
      1. Bright sunlight or fluorescent lights are intolerable (light sensitivity)

      2. Unexplained occasional double vision or temporary partial and variable loss of vision

      3. Intermittent stabbing pain behind one eye or in the cheek (trigeminal neuralgia)

      4. Pressure or pain across the forehead, behind the eyes or across the face that occurs frequently (chronic sinusitis symptoms)

    • Mouth
      1. Unexplained burning tongue or mouth

      2. Unexplained tooth pain

      3. Forceful contractions of the face, jaw, and/or tongue causing difficulty in opening and closing the mouth and often affecting chewing and speech (Oromandibular Dystonia)

    • Nose
      1. Unexplained nasal congestion and a runny nose (autonomic nasal dysfunction)

      2. Detecting awful smells that others do not (phantosmia) or sensitivity to smells (osmophobia)

    • Face
      1. Facial pressure (across the eyes, cheeks, bridge of the nose)

      2. Double pressure sensation

      3. Sharp pain on one side of the face 

      4. Difficulty in understanding what people are saying, despite having a normal hearing test (central auditoy processing disorder)

       

    • Brain
      1. Mood and sleep disorders

      2. "Brain fog" reduces cognitive function - short term memory loss, inability to recall words or to multi-task

      3. Temperature regulation

      4. Difficulty in understanding what people are saying, despite having a normal hearing test (central auditoy processing disorder)