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I can be falling asleep and then all of th sudden if jerk awake involuntatily. Why does this happemed?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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In brief: Myoclonus

Jerks during sleep transition are common and are known as myoclonic jerks.
Sometimes they're strong enough to wake you up.

In brief: Myoclonus

Jerks during sleep transition are common and are known as myoclonic jerks.
Sometimes they're strong enough to wake you up.
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