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What does exra sleep do to your head to make it ache after a long trip?

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Likely position: When your body is in an unusual position the muscles tend to tense causing muscle tension. That is why the neck pillows became so big.
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