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... Bummer is right. We could list lots of maybes, but it is best to talk to your doctor and see what is going on. A sleep study is one step to figuring this out. Jerking can be a "normal" part of sleep, or it can be a host of other things... Please call the doctor (4 replies)
... My fiance and I sleep very well together most nights. some nights i can't help but to wonder why she is jerking so much in her sleep though. these slight jeks occur throughout the night. I know because i'm awake. ... (3 replies)
... quinine tablets often help (4 replies)

... I recommend end you see a neurologist. It is not possible to diagnose what you may have over the internet. (4 replies)
... This could be many things, most of them benign. It could be restless leg syndrome, which I have occasionally. It could be something called PLMS, periodic limb movements in sleep. Or it could be hypnic jerks. Are these the only symptoms you have? Also, how do you feel the next day? Is it affecting your sleep where you are tired the next day? If it's geting worse, you need to... (4 replies)
... My husband says my body jerks when I sleep. Every now and then it jerks so bad that I even wake myself up. It feels like the bed just collapses and I hear this really loud noise. What may cause this?? (4 replies)
... ing down into the balls and unable to breathe. I don't know if I really am not breathing during these times or what but I cannot even describe the terror I feel while trying to wake up and then not wanting to fall back alseep. ... (2 replies)
Please help
Oct 18, 2007
... My boyfriend has had non stop body, arm and leg jerking the past two months. It use to just happen when he fell asleep but now it happens every hour of the night, continually. ... (1 replies)
... It's been a while since I've been on this board and I haven't keep up with your forgive me if I'm repeating myself. ... (9 replies)
Dreaming too much
Feb 20, 2007
... I can fall asleep very easily, never takes me more than 10 minutes. As soon as I put my head on my pillow, even if I'm not sleeping yet, I start dreaming. I always feel drowsy in the day time, I suspect this is because I am not reaching deep sleep phase or something like that. ... (1 replies)
... e of the night. Always assummed it was a habit. Always thought he tossed and turned a lot. Then he is tired all day. But the last two nights I really watched him while he's sleeping and he is almost jerking constantly. Sometimes ten times in a ten minute period. It doesn't sound like he stops breathing like apnea. ... (2 replies)
Body Jolts??
Jan 31, 2006
... Sorry to hear my post freaked you out a bit. Yes, I would do the same thing with jerking myself awake during the early stages of sleep. ... (12 replies)
... can happen even while taking the drug, due to tolerance of effects. ... (20 replies)
... no control. Sometimes when I am sleeping I have a weird sensation like I am falling and I wake myself up hollering out loud. That is not the worst of it... ... (2 replies)
Sleep paralysis?
Sep 24, 2003
... I'm confused about this whole sleep paralysis thing. Lately Iv'e been having sleeping problems from my allergy medicine which has made me very sleepy these past few days. I have even walked in my sleep twice this week. ... (6 replies)
... My legs never wake me... it's getting them to stay STILL, and feel relaxed while I'm trying to fall asleep that's the problem. ... (2 replies)

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