Posted by Bob Johnson (126.96.36.199) on February 05, 2000 at 08:41:54:
In Reply to: My Trigger, muscle skeletal positioning posted by Steve on February 04, 2000 at 17:43:14:
During active CH periods only I find that moving my head/neck a bit to vigorously will trigger an attack. Also, sitting in a chair which puts pressure in the left kidney area will trigger and so, can't sleep on my back during active periods.
When I first told my doc about the neck thing he gave me "what's wrong with you?" look--polite skepticism! Months later I found a medical journal article which reported this as an experience reported by others. A relief to me that I was not nuts and then took pleasure giving it to him.
But the key point: these triggers don't trigger an active CH period for me but only set off an attack when a cycle has begun.
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