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... 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)
... 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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 tv....lol But they have an intercom system were they can hear you through out the night. ... (11 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)
... 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 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)
... I took a few people's advice and even though I do not have a camcorder I recorded my breathing and sleep patterns on audiotape last night. The tape was an hour long. ... (1 replies)
... About 6 months ago I started noticing a strange sensation I get when I am falling asleep. ... (1 replies)
Sleeping Positions
May 27, 2001
... snorting and taking in very long deep raspy breaths. This is starting to frighen me. So, I've decided to sleep again on my back where at least it's not as scary to me and I don't feel like fluid is gathering in my chest and restricting my breathing. ... (0 replies)
... The word apnea means "not breathing" so sleep apnea refers to not breathing in your sleep. People with the usual form of sleep apnea actually close off their airway at night and gasp or pause in their breathing during sleep. ... (7 replies)
... am now, and this has been going on for a long time. Sometimes I can go 3 or 4 days with a couple hours of sleep, and I never risk falling asleep, like while driving, I begin to often feel sick instead. It's like my body runs on adrenaline, or just, chemicals. ... (4 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)


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