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... day so I took a nap, and as I was in a light sleep I suddenly felt my whole body begin to shake violently again and I realised I was having full body spasms. It didn't happen again so I put it down to stress and the depression I was going through at that time. ... (2 replies)
... Thirdly, sometimes movements occur during the night and these are called periodic limb movements. ... (2 replies)
... strange thing going on with me during my sleep. ... (2 replies)

... It is normal and very common. I've had them once or twice while wide awake during the day - very surprising! They're called "hypnic jerks" or "myoclonus". Hiccups are a form of myoclonus too. (2 replies)
... but your body is stimulated, perhaps. Periodic Limb movement disorder causes people to jerk their legs, sometimes arms, during sleep, and come get it upon falling asleep. REstless Legs Syndome is another thing to look up. Myoclonus may also be what you are describing. ... (1 replies)
... Leg spasms disappeared immediately. ... (0 replies)




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