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Faulty Sleeping Position

Faulty sleeping positions adversely affect the spine health, similar to poor standing or sitting posture. Using a too high or low pillow, sleeping on the stomach with head turned towards aside, etc., affects the spine health. It can lead to neck pain, back pain, and pain in other parts of the body. Lying on your side with pillow support under your knees and fetal position are some best sleeping positions.

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What causes shoulder pain immediately after you get up from bed?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having shoulder pain from yesterday right after getting up from the bed. Yesterday it was mild, but today it got increased, and having pain while moving the shoulder. I am having pain during shoulder movements like lifting and feeling shoulder stiffness.  Read Full »

Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have mentioned shoulder pain which started after you woke up, indicating postural issues at sleep that might have initiated this pain. Do you have any feeling of weakness, numbness in the affected limb? If there is no history of any injury, and no signs and sympt...  Read Full »

I have a sleep pattern linked to dementia. Are there tests for its early diagnosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old female medical student seeking some advice on a common sleeping habit I have. I have it, for as long as I can remember, been sleeping with a blanket over my head, the thick kind, and I almost always get up with a headache. I have recently come across a study linking...  Read Full »

Dr. Sudeb Mukherjee

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is this saying that you should remember. When you are worried about your memory, especially being in the medical field it is not the problem. But when your family members are worried about your memory it is the real problem. So for now take the test, and reduce...  Read Full »

Why am I getting severe back pain every morning?

Query: Hi, Daily morning between 3:30 AM to 5:30 AM, I am getting severe back pain. It includes the muscle on both the right and left sides of the spine. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Prathish Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have gone through your description of symptoms. Give me some more information about your issue- 1. What is your job? 2. Does your job involve more physical work? 3. Do you feel this pain anytime during the day while ...  Read Full »

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