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    Pounding in the neck and head and a racing heartbeat
    tonyahouk posted:
    My first encounter with this happened a couple of years ago. This only happens while I am sleeping. The first time it happened was the strongest and scariest. I was staying in a hotel and while I was sleeping I felt this terrible headache coming on very quickly, it was the type where you can feel your head and neck pounding. My heart also started to race extremely fast, I felt paralyzed, I could not physically move. Then it gradually slowed down and returned to normal. When I returned home I went to the doctor and they did some tests and could find nothing.

    I would say this has happened a handful of times over the past 6 months, though none as severe as the first time. It is very scary when it is happening. What could this possibly be from?

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