... When I try to sleep at night I get jolted awake by electric shock sensations. My arms and legs start twitching when I am about to drift off to sleep. I only get these sensations right before I fall asleep, which jolts me up again. And I can't fall asleep. ... (1 replies)
... As Buffy indicated, leg twitches can accompany the sleep disorder sleep apnea...a person with apnea stops breathing for periods of time which can result in a significant drop of oxygen in the blood. ... (8 replies)
... A friend of mine twitches in his sleep- they are not little twitches but big ones that begin as soon as he falls asleep.
He is otherwise extremely healthy.
What is this?
karen (8 replies)
... My partner, a 58 y.o male has sever body twitching during sleep. It is constant, with twitching occuring mostly all night, with time between twitches ranging from 7sec to 20 sec. ... (0 replies)
... Sometimes a drop in oxgen levels can cause the twitching you describe...but given you are being treated on ccap, and assuming your pressures are correct, the twitching is most likely due to something else....diet or another condition. ... (1 replies)
... I am new to the board, but I have been having a problem with sleep paralysis for over 25 years. I know that what I have is definitely sleep paralysis because I have done research in books and on the internet. ... (2 replies)
... I am trying to find out more information myself. My hubby says that I keep waking him up because my whole body twitches...I have no idea why. (8 replies)
... I am currently trying to find a medication that works, because my husband is about ready to sleep in another bed, it's so bad. So, to answer your question, I believe you can twitch at any time during sleep. ... (1 replies)
... Really, you don't have sporadic fatal insomnia. You most likely had trouble sleeping for a couple of nights, found a disease explanation during an online search and that anxiety is only continuing your anxiety over the not sleeping and keeping it going. ... (15 replies)
... I just had a sleep study done due to severe fatigue and depression. I was expecting to have sleep apnea, and need cpap. ... (9 replies)
... ights and it seems to have helped a little. I still notice twitching, but it is not as severe and I can fall asleep more easily. I've still been somewhat tired during the day, but again, not as much. I've also started taking a liquid multivitamin so hopefully that will help as well. ... (4 replies)
... I'm wondering if any of your medications are causing muscle twitching that wakes you up at night? ... (5 replies)
... Hello, I have had sleep problems for yrs, my primary care Dr's would prescribe remeron and others that are antidepressants. They did not work for me. ... (3 replies)
... t breath...and I'd think I was just gonna lay there and die! It only seems to have happened in daytime naps....and just recently i had one....it felt like I was twitching in my face and seems like I was having a seizure and couldn't breath or move...and then I always finally awaken with a start...or like a gasp maybe? ... (6 replies)
... I have some trouble getting to sleep at night, I usually lie awake for an hour or so, but once I fall asleep, it's almost like a coma. I do dream, but most of the time, I can't remember them. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I am a 17 year old male and have been experiencing troubles with sleep for the last 6 days and I'm pretty sure my symptoms are consistent with Sporadic Fatal Insomnia and Morvan's syndrome. ... (0 replies)
... Over the years I have still had these sensations, which for me are like a freakin cattle prod to various body parts, most recently in my face, during the night. ... (79 replies)
... hours of sleep a night. But last night I only got 3 hours of sleep, and I know it will only get worse. ... (15 replies)