Ask now
Rated 5.0/5 based on 11 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Twitching Before Going To Sleep Healthy

Share
1

1
Extremely frustrated w/my health no doctor can explain my muscle twitching, constant crying, lack of sleep, restlessness, dysautonomia, tingling, and pain?

Extremely frustrated w/my health no doctor can explain my muscle twitching, constant crying, lack of sleep, restlessness, dysautonomia, tingling, and pain?

Mental Health: Perhaps it is time to seek assistance outside of a normal clinic such as at a naturopath's office. Any chronic pain and stressful situation can lead to mental health issues and from your question it would appear that any healing you get will or should include some work on your spirit and mental health. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified
21 years in practice
1M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Heidi Fowler
4,572 doctors shared insights

Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


2

2
I was trying to get sleep & randomly felt a twitch from my upper back to upper part of my arms which woke me up..is that common to get twitches before going to sleep?

I was trying to get sleep & randomly felt a twitch from my upper back to upper part of my arms which woke me up..is that common to get twitches before going to sleep?

Usually normal: Yes, happens often as you pass through stages of sleep, and is normal. Tho usually it's the sleep partner who complains; the sleeper stays asleep, but sometimes it does wakes them. Reading my toddler to sleep, when she twitches, I know she's out and I can go back to my reality show. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified
21 years in practice
1M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
4

4
What if different parts of my body will all twitch right before I go to sleep? What could that be?

What if different parts of my body will all twitch right  before I go to sleep? What could that be?

Sleep jerks: A twitch is a sudden brief muscle contraction. Two examples of harmless twitches are "sleep jerks" and hiccups. Sleep jerks of an arm or leg occur as one is falling asleep. Hiccups are the result of twitching of the diaphragm muscle. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified
21 years in practice
1M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
6

6
Twitching and kicking before sleep. Why do I only do it sometimes?

Probably benign: Most normal people have had "sleep starts", a sudden jerk of the body, when falling asleep, or when aroused. This is worse when sleep deprived. Repeated movements of the legs is periodic leg movements of sleep, a variation of restless legs syndrome. This can make the legs and feet twitch hundreds of times in the night; it can be easily treated by prescription medication. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
8

8
My 20 month old gets twitches when he is going to sleep. What would be the cause?

My 20 month old gets twitches when he is going to sleep.  What would be the cause?

Normal: We all have those as we fall asleep and wake up.Those jerks are more than likely myoclonic spasms. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
10

10
Twitching all over for a month now when i try to go to sleep. I'm 20 years old what is wrong?

Twitching all over for a month now when i try to go to sleep. I'm 20 years old what is wrong?

RLS?: Although an investigation into thyroid issues, nerve problems and vascular problems might be warranted, hopefully this represents restless leg syndrome. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified, Pulmonology
21 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
70,000 doctors available
Get health
Give health
Get a virtual consult with a top U.S. doctor
We'll donate a virtual consult to a charity of your choice

Because healthcare is a fundamental human right!
Get & Give now!
Find us on Facebook