A 26-year-old male asked:
When i try to sleep suddenly i jerk, it happens often like 6 times a night. i did 2 brain eeg and leg emg all were clear.should i worry?.brain tumor?
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Pathology 49 years experience
Do not worry: Involuntary muscular contractions while falling asleep are quite common and pose no danger, other than difficulty in falling asleep. Do not worry about it.
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Last updated Oct 25, 2016
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