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What causes jerking movements during sleep?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Sleep disorder

Jumping leg syndrome is a well known sleep disorder arising from an irritable brain.
There are medications but I have found that sugar ingestion and caffeine are common causes. Try doing "cold turkey" on both if you are using them (who doesn't?).

In brief: Sleep disorder

Jumping leg syndrome is a well known sleep disorder arising from an irritable brain.
There are medications but I have found that sugar ingestion and caffeine are common causes. Try doing "cold turkey" on both if you are using them (who doesn't?).
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