A 23-year-old male asked:
i am 23yrs old .today ifirst time i experienced high b.p 155/90. my lifestyle is healthy.no smoke.rare drinking.bt alittle more sleep .whats the cause?
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Pediatrics 58 years experience
High blood pressure: The doctors white coat may have caused your increase in blood pressure. However, have your doctor check your urine, your eye grounds and get an ultra sound of your kidneys to rule out possible cause. If you are taking medications or otc products inform your doctor.
5168 viewsAnswered Jul 5, 2018
A 34-year-old member asked:
Please has anyone experienced this? Finding a loved one passed in their sleep.
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Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Probably: I am sure this has happened to more than one person, it can be very traumatic specially if this person was apparently healthy and his/her death was unexpected.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Is it normal to experience a falling sensation right before you go to sleep?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 36 years experience
A falling sensation: As you fall asleep is not uncommon.
5668 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 24-year-old male asked:
Experienced visual sleep starts, in which a blinding flash of light awakens the sleeper, but these cases are extremely rare why am i having this prob?
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A Verified Doctor answered
Not to worry: Benign: Visual sleep starts were first described in the german literature as jolts or bolts of terror (schreckblitzen) or waking bolts or jolts (weckblitzen)the only danger is that you could develop a fear of sleep because of them or an anxiety disorder. They are triggered by stress, caffeine, exercise before bed.
4758 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 34-year-old female asked:
Is it normal to experience hypnagogic jerk a couple of times every night while trying to go to sleep.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Yes this is normal: You are referring to what is common known as a "sleep twitch." these are absolutely normal although they may be aggravated by anxiety, stress or excess caffeine intake. Sleep twitches usually decrease in frequency as we age. If they are of concern, ensuring proper sleep hygiene may decrease the number of twitches you experience.
4199 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 5, 2018
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