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... I started working a night job in my late 20's and that is when the REAL problems started. I developed severe insomnia. It has been going on for years. I have NO problems falling asleep. ... (0 replies)
... I would say when it started, I was so stressed out that I couldn't sleep. I don't know if it was true insomnia, or if it was the stress, but I wasn't sleeping either way. I still deal with tons of thick sticky mucus that coats the back of my throat. I am constantly clearing and spitting. ... (13 replies)
... but leaves me wide awake all night. On these nights I can only sleep with a sleeping pill. ... (3 replies)

... en ill wake up from the dream. I feel conscious but i cant move my body. I can breath just fine but its very scary. I cant move and i think to myself youre still sleeping so ill trying to force myself to open my eyes and theyll start flickering sometimes ill succeed in opening them but for a second and i have to close them again. ... (6 replies)
... Some people keep all their muscles very tense when they work and come night time when they are totally relaxed as in sleep the muscles jerk back to their normal state. We all have the jerks every now and then and if someone were to stay awake all night watching you, you too would jerk now and then . ... (3 replies)
... Just when I'm about to fall asleep, I am jolted awake with a pounding heart and I gasp a bit for air as if I forgot to breathe. This is not the hypnogogic jerk that we all experience from time to time where our hands or legs twitch as we fall asleep. This is far scarier in my opinion. ... (0 replies)
May 26, 2015
... adopted mom told him he would sleep walk.Now a days since his demanding job causes a bit of sleep apnea,if he doesnt get enough sleep or woken up to often he'll jerk and become unconscious and have a seizure.This only occurs if he doesnt get enough sleep. ... (0 replies)
... additionally, my legs started to jerk on its own. whats happening to me? ... (3 replies)
I cant sleep help
Oct 12, 2012
... nd end up getting my old job back. they end up placing me to work far from home in los angeles and gave me a grave yard working shift. this night i dont remember sleeping much but i slept some. ... (53 replies)
... Ive been married over 32 years. Recently my husband sleep patterns have taken a change. He will excessively jerk in his sleep...its seems to be constant, rythmatic every few seconds no matter what postion he lays in.. ... (2 replies)
... but now that I am older I can no longer enjoy it in the quantities that I did when I was younger. ... (3 replies)
... This happened on a very hot day, when I forgot to turn on the air conditioner. Is it possible that it could be some sort of stroke? ... (0 replies)
... What position are you slipping in when this occurs. I recently dug up some information on this for another on the board and my own curiosity. ... (8 replies)
... I occasionally have these jolts and spasm when trying to fall asleep.. often I am exhausted and falling asleep supline.. on my back. ... (15 replies)
Sleep Paralysis
Jun 24, 2007
... Yeah, and the ones that claim to have it too usually turn out to just be completely off when you ask them about their symptoms. That's when I change the subject. ... (10 replies)
Jun 2, 2007
... So, no sleep on the nights without it and sleeping like a baby when I do take it. But I made another observation about my lack of sleep... ... (10 replies)
... voice telling me to open the back screen door. At my dads I know this door to be very old and hard to open, and it has a very succinct sound when opened. I could hear that sound in my dream, and it seemed like someone was saying let me in, but I wasn't letting it in. ... (1 replies)
... se the first few days, but at the end of two weeks, that should be a "base line" for a comparison going forward. Too many people change meds or dosages and knee jerk in the first few days as to how they feel or don't feel....this is too early to tell. ... (2 replies)
... existing insomnia, or the side effect of insomnia can be culmative when taking SSRi's, showing up after many years of being on the drug. ... (20 replies)
... e sudden muscle contractions called hypnic myoclonia, often preceded by a sensation of starting to fall. These sudden movements are similar to the "jump" we make when startled. ... (10 replies)

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