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Body Shaking During Sleep
Nocturnal tingles: More often than not it is innocuous unless it is chronic and if it substantially disrupts sleep. Pressure on nerves like on the ulnar crease or funny bone can cause tingling along the length of the arm from the elbow down. Carpal tunnel syndrome more often affects the palms. Nerve compression in the neck area can prompt shoulder, neck and arm tingling. May be "sleeping wrong" on arm or kinked neck. ...Read more
R/O RLS: RLS = RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME. PSG or sleep study give far mor detail for insomnia and sleep disorders /Parasomnia./RLS. If a Seizure disorder is suspected an EEG Is ordered to evaluate a seizure focus. In your situation the PSG or sleep study is appropriate for initial evaluation and a Neurology consult . ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Aragona: Sleep deprivation can ^ risk for fatigue, irritability, v concentration, diminished memory, ^ infection rate, ability to tolerate stressors, blurring of vision, v energy level, ^ micro-sleeps, weight gain, exacerbation of psychiatric problems and can even lead to psychosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always sweat heavily during sleep even room is cold. Have fast heartbeat, restlessness and feeling headaches before, during and after sleep. Normal?
Normal: Unless there is sleep disruption, or reason to believe that there is something amiss, leg movement in sleep is of no concern. There is an extensive list of conditions where this might become an issue, includes sleep apnea, restless legs, parkinson's, neurodegenerative disorders ...Etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Myoclonus: Many people experience this. For some, it is pleasant. It is harmless. ...Read more
Sleep disruption: Often people will be woken up by dreams but not remember content, that doesn't mean it wasn't a dream. I teach my No More Nightmares class with thePlanned Dream Intervention skill that teaches the sleeping brain there is no such thing as a bad dream, so you sleep through your dreams and don't have the movement. Please see the No More Nightmares book and training. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is body surges normal during the night if your in perimenopause? What causes these?They keep me awake,cant sleep.
May be normal: Myoclonus refers to a quick, involuntary muscle jerk. For example, hiccups are a form of myoclonus. So are the sudden jerks, or "sleep starts, " you may experience just before falling asleep. These forms of myoclonus occur in healthy people and rarely present a problem. If you believe this is a myoclonus and gives you a problem, i would suggest you to see your pcp. ...Read more
Constant fatigue for 8-10 yrs, never wake feeling rested regardless of #hrs of sleep, alcohol, or caffeine; go to sleep fast, stay asleep, hard sleeper, dream a lot every night, normal sleep study '08?
See a sleep dr: What does a 'normal' sleep study mean. To some that means 'no apnea' which is not the only finding to be gained. What was the quality like, what were the latencies of sleep and rem and were there parasomnia. Sometimes it is not a problem that can be identified based on a sleep study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes for sudden body "jerks" while asleep or going to sleep? Mild or sometimes strong involving whole body
Sleep "starts": Many people experience these sudden "starts" while falling asleep. They are a form of myoclonic jerking, and are usually in the range of normal. Other causes exist, which require more investigation: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/myoclonus/myoclonus.Htm. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
After trazodone or other sleep med wears of and wake i cannot go back to sleep because of hypnic jerks and limbs shake me before sleep. Whycantbreathe?
Insomnia: It is not a good plan to rely on these meds to sleep in the long run. It is important to learn what is interfering and getting help being able to calm yourself. Consult with a clinical psychologist who can help you sleep soundly through your own ability to soothe yourself in the evening. My best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They are paralyzed: During rem sleep, all the voluntary muscles, with the exception of the diagphragm, eye muscles and middle ear muscles, are inhibited to the point of paralysis. A teleological explanation could be that this happens so that we will not act out our dreams. Rem behavior disorder occurs when this inhibition fails and dreams then are acted out, often causing injury to the dreamer or bedmate. ...Read more
Wake up at night time fast heartbeat 120, 165/95 bp(normally 125/75)and feeling of panic.Gradually goes down, before episode stress and lack of sleep?
Panic attack?: It's not uncommon to have panic attacks wake you in the night. Lack of sleep and ongoing anxiety can worsen them. However, this needs a full medical evaluation to make sure of what's going on, so you can get the best help possible. There are good treatments for panic attacks with both medications and psychotherapy. Please see your doctor. ...Read more