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Stabbing headaches and sleep paralysis

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Before I go to a doctor, I would like to know what to expect. I know it\\\'s hard to diagnose someone just by what they describe but here it goes. Lately, I have been experiencing stabbing headaches from the right back of my head up to my scalp that is made worse by touching the area or even brushing my hair. I also have mild to severe sleep paralysis where at some points I cannot move at all and others I can move some but have no feeling in my nerves like a numbness all over. In addition, I cannot sit for more than 2 hours which is a problem because I work a sit-down job, because my neck and spine starts hurting very badly. What sort of tests or diagnosis could I expect from my doctor?


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replied October 17th, 2010
Neurological Disorders Answer A16709
Thanks for using this forum....

your job seems to be a problem...the headaches and neck pain is due to long stertch of working hours mostly odd hours and not getting enough sleep...You seem to be having neck muscle spasm and headaches...the tests are usually to image your neck and head which is mostly normal....you need some excersises and physiotherapy and you will be fine....

take care...


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