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Eden Prairie, MN
A 59-year-old female asked about a 59-year-old female:

I have feeling of blood running into my head when sleeping and when i increase pillow height i feel comfortable. i have spondilitis is that the reason?

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Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Maybe heart problem: Sounds like maybe raising the head helps blood drain, which might imply a kind of poor flow into or thru the heart. Do neck veins get big (jvd ) without the pillows? Spondylitis is too general a term -is this referring to arthritis in the c-spine? If so I can't see how this would be directly related. Please provide more specific and descriptive detail about symptoms and other existing problems.
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Last updated Nov 9, 2017


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