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Is it normal to be able to do this with your neck?
Sorry, a bit of a random one but as my body is really messed up these days, I'm not sure if this is normal or not, hoping for some perspective!
When bending your neck forwards m, chin to chest or forwards and to the side, chin to shoulder type of movements, is it normal for you to start to black out? I suspect I probably would actually pass out if I kept my head and neck in that position, but I haven't really wanted to test that out! I quickly feel nauseous, dizzy and get grey / black clouds in front of my eyes, and rushing sound in my ears, which fades when I move my neck up again....
Just wondering if everyone gets that? Eg when shaving arm pits is when I realised this was happening, and since then whenever I compress my neck, like lifting my head up off the pillow to see/ talk to someone standing at the foot of the bed
Thanks, I feel weirdly reassured by knowing it's ok to think it's not ok iyswim?!
At the same time as being a little freaked out because impeding blood flow through/ around your jugular can't be a good thing right?
Hard to know when your body often does weird stuff whether it's weird in a 'golly aren't bodies weird and wonderful' kind of way, or weird as in 'ergh bodies aren't built to do that and there's a Reason why!' kind of way.
So just to be clear, no one has had this happen as just part of daily life?
I know two people who occasionally blacked out probably for a similar reason. My DM was elderly, it happened maybe three times over four years. And a bloke in his fifties, generally not too healthy, overweight, smoked etc.