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... I've been having these "sensations" for over a year now I'm sure, so unlike some of you, they don't scare me when it happens to creep up on me. You could say I've gotten used to it, although it's been quite some time since it's happened. ... (79 replies)
... ve actually have tried just giving in and letting the feeling take over, at least then people would have to believe me once something really did happen.... Only when you dont fight it your body still does... ... (2 replies)
... Almost a year ago this all started and it was only happening once a month now it is happening a few times a week. As a feel my self falling asleep I wake up suddenly with a "jolt" and feels like I have stopped breathing. My heart is racing and lately feels like it is quivering. ... (1 replies)

... I'm also suffering from this swallowing problem. It happens without fail when I'm about to fall asleep. ... (13 replies)
... An electric jolt kind of feeling in my head. ... (79 replies)
... I just want my normal life back. I haven't slept well in weeks and even during the day when I take a nap, I wake up with my hands 'buzzing' and feeling very depressed. My brain MRI came out negative so no issues there. ... (79 replies)
... asy with the conspiracy theories there buddy. You are experiencing hypnagogic hallucinations associated sleep paralysis and you might very well have sleep apnea. When you stop breathing in your sleep, your body sends a jolt to wake you up. ... (79 replies)
... I was surprised to see how many people have been experiencing the same thing, tho my experience is a little different, I don't really feel it in my chest or stomach like all of you its in my brain, and I see a a very dim flash. My whole body will jolt but i can tell its from my brain like it shorted out, then in a instant my body jerks like a reflex, this may sound "crazy" but... (79 replies)
... ome close to drifting off. It starts with me getting these electric surges in my brain as I'm tossing and turning. With every few exhales, I will get an electric jolt that runs through my head. It feels like my brain is violently rolling around and dropping in my head. ... (79 replies)
... I've had every heart test imaginable done, all normal. sleep study, normal. These episodes only happen when Im not being monitered. It seems like a cruel joke. ... (2 replies)
... Many times, just before I fall asleep, just at that time when I'm going from conscious to unconscious, I will get a body jerk that will cause me to "snort" and jolt awake. Sometimes these can happen dozens of times per night, other times just a few. ... (5 replies)
... I get this everynight before I fall asleep. When im in this phase where im about to fall asleep deeply I stop breathing and I feel as if im paralyzed, but I just notice it after I get a quick jolt that wakes me, has this happenes to anyone? ... (3 replies)
... from day to day. The most annoying and concerning symptom which has gotten worse as the hearing has improved some, is a distortion in my voice and peoples voices when talking anything above a low level. Sounds like a cheap radio stuck between stations. Kind of like a doubled, electronically synthesized sound. ... (13 replies)
... and for the better part of my adult life I have had difficulty falling and staying asleep. ... (2 replies)
... i have a similar problem. I will start to drift off and when i do it's like a sudden jolt first in my brain then my heart races instantly. it's like i am aware that i am falling asleep and my brain says no not yet. ... (8 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)
... jolts, immediately after falling asleep. ... (8 replies)
... AM here in PA, and it's not unusal for me to be up this late. I'm 21, but since I've been 16 I've always had trouble getting tired and even more trouble actually falling asleep. According to people I do not snore, walk, talk, or toss and turn in my sleep, so I don't think sleep apnea is the culprit. ... (5 replies)
... When it happens it's not like I'm awake and trying to fall asleep. it's like during those few minutes when you're practically in dreamland, minutes that I probably wouldn't even remember in the morning if I actually got to sleep. ... (3 replies)


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