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Twitching, spasms, shortness of breath

Hello and thanks for reading.

Over the past three days my body has seemingly run into an issue and I'm concerned it may be early warning signs of a stroke. It started after a long day without sleep when I was lying down, I got the most intense feeling of helplessness where my breathing became very strained and my left arm went numb. I got up and walked around a bit while working out my left arm and it seemed to dissipate only to return the next day, and then again today.

It's very hard to describe the symptoms but they only occurred when I was laying flat on my back with my eyes closed. My left arm continues to feel weak when I'm awake but it's not numb. I've also been feeling a slight curling in my ring and pinky fingers in my left hand.

I'm a 31 year old man, I smoked for a long time but quit a year ago. I do live a rather inactive lifestyle and admittedly have poor posture for long hours on end. I also had an injury to my left arm while working out about 2 years ago that I never had addressed by a doctor that produces an audible clicking sound in my collarbone to this day. It could be a pinched nerve, I think, but the other symptoms make me fear it may be something far more serious.

I know I should see a doctor but I'm uninsured, working on fixing that though. I just wanted to ask around and see if anyone had similar symptoms or if a professional could give me a few words of advice.

Thanks for your time.
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