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Having sharp electric pain in neck and head which lasts for a minute. What is the cause and cure for this?

Hi, I was just wondering if you could help me, I get this really sharp electric like pain that zaps up, usually the side of my neck , and then into my head. its really very painful, the electric shock is instant, but the pain in my neck and head last for about a minute, I have no notice of when this shock will occur and I can go for months without haivng one and then Il get one, it always happens randomly. I have been experiencing them for about 8 years now.
Asked On : Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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Hi welcome to HCMForum. The shooting pain in the neck radiating to neck is usually due to hypertension or cervical spondylosis. I advise you to consult an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis and treatment.
Besides i advise you some diet recomendations as avoid taking potato other tubers tomato cauliflower coconut egg chicken and sea foods. to reduce the intensity of pain. if b.p is there avoid excess of
salt spices. thank you.
Answered: Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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