There have been about three times in the last 4 to 6 months that I have been woken by a pain in my head that feels like someone slammed something like a hardcover textbook over my head. It's on the top slightly to the back and the pain turns to an ache afterward just like I had been hit with something.
I do suffer from insomnia, and I think I may have been finally sleeping after a few days of little sleep, but I can't be sure. The only other problem that has woken me from a deep sleep is a sudden feeling that something is wrong, then everything goes black, I quit feeling pain (I have Fibromyalgia) and feel like I'm floating. It's a wonderful feeling while it lasts, and doesn't seem related to the horrible pain. I think it may be sleep apnea, but I've recently been tested and don't seem to have it.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.