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... I know all about the jerking you can get when falling asleep but this is nothing like the same thing totally diffferent feeling. Hope someone else on here can relate to my symptom! ... (0 replies)
... Yep, same thing here for the last 1,5 years. Terrible sensation very different from hypnic jerk as people have stated. Strange thing is it happens only when I go to sleep at night or when I doze off during a nap at daytime. In the morning I can easily go back to sleep after waking up... no problems whatsoever. ... (78 replies)
... I have been having this sensation now for a couple of years. It happens most times I am just falling asleep when I go from that point that you are just slipping from consciousness to sleep. ... (78 replies)

... or even more a night, if a wake up at 4 or 5am in the morning and get up for a drink, toilet etc when i get back in bed i can go back to sleep fine, it never happens then, only when im falling asleep at night. ... (18 replies)
... I'm also suffering from this swallowing problem. It happens without fail when I'm about to fall asleep. ... (13 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)
... Excessive daytime sleepiness. I can fall asleep all sorts of places at all sorts of times. Driving I would have to pull over right away, or else. In classes, after dinner, at work. It was a big problem. ... (2 replies)
... but when it gets too far, you suddenly jerk up? ... (4 replies)
... hedule . I either can't stop thinking or I can't get comfortable. Then during the day I'm often quite tired and even if I'm not tired I have a tendency to fall asleep when I'm not really doing much. For about 6 years now I've been constantly falling asleep during lectures in class no matter how hard I try to stay awake. ... (3 replies)
... i have those happen too. sometimes when i am just falling asleep i start to feel like im falling and then i get scared cause i hate the feeling of falling and i jerk my self awake. sometimes it feels sooo real. ... (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)
... additionally, my legs started to jerk on its own. whats happening to me? ... (3 replies)
... I've always had some difficulty falling asleep, but it was always controllable and I could carry on with my life as usual. ... (2 replies)
... After I lost my dad, my symptoms became severe but it was still six years before the diagnosis was made. Having narcolepsy changed my whole life, that is, when it became severe. No more getting into the car and taking a drive just because I want to. ... (6 replies)
Jumping awake
Feb 8, 2002
... I remember when I was younger, I used to wake up like that occasionally in the middle of the night. ... (1 replies)
... I know what you mean about waking your spouse !!!!! I love my bed and normally don't have any trouble falling asleep as I always read before going to sleep. When I jerk awake with pounding heart I know I panic and just can't settle so I sit up and read some more. ... (28 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... some nights before bed I get such a weird feeling, it's so hard to describe... ... (2 replies)

Associated Tags: anxiety, neurofibromatosis, sleep disorder, stress, twitching nerve jerking involuntary

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