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Anxiety . Health obsessed . Venting lol. Anyone else want to vent? :) let it all out here :)


I'm getting over a neck strain from sleeping & it has yet to heal . My dr said it'll take a couple days to heal . I've slept on my stomach for a while now . I researched & it says that the certain sleeping position could have strain on the neck . But , when I get tired , all I care about is my bed lol. Anyways , I sleep on my back now lol. So the issue...I see that as I'm trying to let it heal ..I also want to stretch & exercise. I still want to be active. I know that I have to take it easy..but Rather that then my neck get sore again . I finish exercising then I'm relaxing.  I feel something move in the right lower back of my neck , similar to something pulsating, as I reach for my phone. I then panic ..I'm in panic mode then I completely break health anxiety code & go on Google for relief & tips . I stumble upon forums & I get into full panic mode . I see ppl who only had sore neck , then share they dealt with all these other issues :/ I'm like in tears , panicky ..hoping they get better , also panicking felt as though I had palpations to which creep me out still . I don't know how to get this out of my mind..what I saw in the forums .. :/ I may distract myself & draw or watch pranks. I love prank vids on YouTube lol. Anyways..thought I'd vent lol. How's everyone else ...? Anything that anyone else wants to vent about? 

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Hi:  I have severe neck problems all the time and could never sleep on my stomach

with my neck to the side.   I sleep most of the night on my back and must use a

Sobakawa buckwheat pillow in order to cradle and yet support my neck.  I do find

myself on my side when I wake up in the morning.  But that pillow affords me the comfort I need to keep it from getting sore or me getting dizzyheaded.  I hope you

heal soon.  Take care   x


I gotta get one lol that sounds great .


I've used that pillow for years.  Not the same one but I keep

reordering a new one.   It was a suggestion from physical therapy

that I had on numerous occasions years ago.  I took the best of their

remedies  and use it to this day. 


Oh I forgot to address that pulsating that you feel at the lower back of your neck.

I get that too and it's just the muscles relaxing and the blood flow getting through.

That's actually a good sign, try not to worry.


I've recently had difficulties with sleep too! I've kept waking up in the night and then in the morning my shoulders and neck are really sore.

I usually watch some silly stupid stuff on YouTube like social experiments or science tricks, it's good to keep your mind off things:)

I hope things get better son x


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