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Mysterious Pain

Posted by | Ask a Doctor, Medical | One Comment

I’ve been having a really sharp pain right above my belly button and up 2 or 3 inches with a half inch on either side. It is on and off but hurts super bad when there. I have felt it for like a month now and now that basketball is starting I feel it a lot more to the point where it is super noticeable . I can feel it while playing but also when Im just doing daily activities like sitting and walking. I was just curious of what you thought could be happening. If you could get back to me that would be great. Thanks!

Dealing with Sleep Paralysis

Posted by | Feelings, Medical | One Comment

Hello,

I’ve struggled with sleep paralysis (SP) for a long time. It happens frequently and multiple times a night. Most of my hallucinations involve being taken advantage of by an unknown figure or ripped apart by many unknowns figures. (They’re also blue.) Because if these images SP has become very unpleasent. I become scared of going to bed, but I know I need to sleep for my health. I was wondering if there were any treatments that would help prevent, stop, lessen the amount of times it happens, stop the hallucinations, etc?

Plus, when I enter an episode my heart beat becomes very, very rapid and my breathing stops. I’ve read that SP is physically harmless but when these things happen I fear death.

Please help, this battle is getting old.
Any advice would help.

Thank you.

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