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... ese shocks or whatever they are. I have had insomnia for 16 years. Started in high school and got worse. To varying degrees it got worse. At first it was the falling thing. Then it was the shocking thing. Then, that's another story... ... (78 replies)
... Over ten years ago I started having these painful electrical shocks at night, and waking chest pain and tachycardia that lasted all the time. The shocks are so NOT the simple falling feeling thing that I used to get now and then when I was falling asleep. That would be like comparing a mouse with an elephant. ... (78 replies)
... forgot to mention i used to get the breathing problem where everytime u dose off you stop breathing but you dont realise and then bang your flopping around like a fish gasping for air. ... (78 replies)

... Since being on the meds, I have not woken up with the seizure sensation, but I do still have these electric jolts and shocks that everyone is describing. ... (78 replies)
... Let me start out by saying my health insurance sucks. I can not afford a sleep study. However, recent sleep events have me alarmed and worried. ... (0 replies)
... That's why meditation is suggested for people with insomnia. Sometimes, when you have really bad insomnia like I have had, meditation is like trying to put out a fire with a squirt gun. But the whole idea behind it makes sense. You create stress hormones when you can't sleep, cortisol and adrenaline. Your body goes into survival mode, even if it's a night or two of poor sleep,... (11 replies)
... I've had this same thing at times and it was always when I wasn't getting enough sleep. I would be very tired and when I fell asleep it felt like a shock to my body and I would wake up with taking a big gasp of air and this would happen over and over. ... (11 replies)
... ntal images" you describe sounds like hypnogogic hallucinations. They are most common in people with narcolepsy. People with narcolepsy can have hallucinations while falling asleep or while waking up. You probably also have sleep paralysis while this is happening. ... (10 replies)
... d "polysomnography". In this study, you will go to a sleep center, where you will be hooked up to several different machines that measure many things that happen while you sleep. All of this is painless, and actually very interesting in my opinion. I actually had one just this week. ... (8 replies)
... turners. But i found myself not like the straps at all, esp the lower one. Straps can tighten or loosen but not be adjusted vertically. ... (40 replies)
Starting CPAP
Jan 21, 2008
... you're still breathing through your mouth and not your mask, you humidity setting isn't high enough, or you may need a heated humidifier if you don't already have one. ... (15 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)
... I have noticed in the past year or less that I have had maybe 2 or 3 experiences where I woke up choking and not breathing for a split second, then go back to sleep perfectly fine. ... (0 replies)
... trodes hooked up to my head, chest, feet, legs, etc. I also had to fill out some paper work prior to the test. I had also expected that they would be watching me while I slept. I guess I watch to much But they have an intercom system were they can hear you through out the night. ... (11 replies)
... cific details of my testing. I feel that I should have exact results with numbers, charts, or whatever would explain what is happening. My primary symptoms are falling asleep during the day at inappropriate times and snoring at night. I dream most nights and can usually recall the dreams the next day. ... (3 replies)
... Hi everyone, I'm not sure if I should be posting this in a sleep disorder forum or an acid reflux forum or perhaps a totally different forum, as the problem is quite complicated. ... (2 replies)
... Normally I'm not too tired during the day. Sometimes I get that way but I don't exercise so that's pretty normal, but today I got unnaturally tired out of nowhere. ... (0 replies)
... am with a racing heart after falling asleep at around 3am. ... (47 replies)
... here I went to the kitchen and grabbed a large pot and filled it with water. When I tipped it up to drink the water splashed all over my head and suddenly I was breathing in the water and suffocating. Then everything went black and I was fighting to breathe until I pulled myself out of the sleep and woke up. ... (2 replies)
... narrow airway. Others have sinus and allergies issues that result in mouth breathing and the tongue falling back anc cutting off the airway. ... (3 replies)

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