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Can sleeping with the air conditioning blowing on you cause sore, aching shoulder and neck muscles?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Air conditioning: Not likely unless you are too cold during the night. Try to sleep without air conditioning a few nights and see if this helps. If not see your doctor about why your are having a problem.
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 25 years experience
Cold muscles: Absolutely... A cool stream of air, even it if feels nice, can cause stiff neck- and shoulder muscles and make you wake-up achy... try a fan or so with indirect flow of air directly to you as an alternative. Or wear a thin shirt with a collar maybe? Good luck!

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