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I have been experiencing a zapping like sound in my head that

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I have been experiencing a zapping like sound in my head that makes my body jerk like someone has zapped me with an electrical prod. It only happens when I lay down at night.

Dr. Singh :

Hello

Dr. Singh :

This is an unusual symptom. A likely possibility is startle response due to audio stimulus. This may be related to sleep disorder, anxiety or less likely an underlying neurological disorder. If this happens on a regular basis and is affecting your lifestyle, a consultation with a neurologist would be recommended.

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Customer:

I do have tenitus constant ringing that never stops. I wear amplifiers. my ears, nose and throat doctors said this would help get rid of the loudness.


 

Dr. Singh :

Tinnitus can have many causes including neurological disease. I do think, however, that the jerking sensation in the body is a startle response to the noise you hear, and not a true seizure. Could the sound be related to your amplifier? Again, like I mentioned, if the symptoms are too frequent or too bothersome, do see a neurologist.

Customer:

Thank you for your response. I do not wear my amplifiers when I sleep. I will seek further medical attention. thanks again.

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