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sometimes i get a jerk/jump reaction in the neck/shoulder region.it happens often enough for me to take notice.why? should i bring it up with my doc?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
You may: Involuntary muscle contractions when falling asleep are quite common and are not a disease. It would be appropriate to discuss it with your doctor when you her/him. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any

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