A 20-year-old male asked:
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why does my body rise while i sleep instead of drop down?

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Dr. Bob Ourian
26 years experience Dermatology
Possessed?: Maybe you need to have an exorcism. When you say your body rises, all i can think of is the movie exorcist.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Jokes aside, if this is problematic, medical evaluation would be prudent.
May 8, 2013
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
?question: Not sure of your exact question, but if your "body" feels it needs to be elevated (your upper body and head) when sleeping, you may have fluid in your lungs causing you to get s.O.B. If lying flat, etc.? Possibly re-phrace the question if you are asking about something else.
Answered on May 8, 2013

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