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... This has bee hapening on occasion for a while with me. I'll be in bed, trying to relax and pass out, and all of a sudden, my whole body will twitch. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for the info, AuntieLeela. I feel a lot better knowing these spasms I've been having are normal. ... (2 replies)
... 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)

... 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)
... Several things come to mind...first off, I would check the side effects on the package inserts and elsewhere of the medications that you are presently taking for anything that sounds like what you are experiencing. Keep in mind when you review side effects, they are often understated and you have to sometimes read between the lines (mood disorders may be listed as a side... (2 replies)
... when all of a sudden my body goes into a complete "spasm". ... (2 replies)
... I would think it is something close or similar to the falling waking sensation. Where you are asleep or about to and your whole body jerks and enters these little spasms.. This can be the sign of a sleep disorder and it may just be related to your sleep state at that time. ... (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. ... (1 replies)
... ome research on the vagus nerve, stomach spasms, nervous stomach syndrome etc, but these disorders don't really fit with what I'm experiencing. I feel like if my body wasn't jolting me awake, I would die. ... (2 replies)
Sleep Paralysis
Nov 7, 2009
... our body releases some sort of chemical that puts our body into autopilot. ... (5 replies)
... cky to have a job that includes a lot of fexibility to do it when it's convenient for me. I so need it right now to regain energy and sleep though the rest of my body being used to being off of Skelaxin for spasms. ... (3 replies)
... Dear all, I have posted on several sites here. Just a quick hx... had partial thyroid lobectomy 2 years ago. After is when all health issues started. Chest pain, racing heart at night. Diagnosed with PSVT, tried several cardiac meds... helped somewhat ,was on zoloft ( thought it was anxiety) NO HELP. :mad: I wake up usually 2 hours after falling asleep with chest... (4 replies)
... I can totally sympathize and empathize with your situation. I developed severe insomnia, out of the blue, in the early 90's when I was in my mid-30's. Yes, I had an active life (wife, mother, career, etc.) but no trauma or overload of stress that I can recall. Seeing a sleep specialist did not help. I suffered insomnia, often going without substantial sleep for weeks at a... (11 replies)
... Leg spasms disappeared immediately. ... (0 replies)
... I have read through the sleep disorder threads and have become very scared and confused. For the last two weeks or so I have been jarred "awake" EVERY time I start to drift off to sleep. I put "awake" in parenthesis because I don't actually fall asleep. I am laying on my bed, exhausted or simply ready for sleep and the moment my eyes start to close, I am jolted "awake" by... (1 replies)

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