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How often should you twitch when falling asleep?
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Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Common
Minimal, small twitching is common in the early phases as one is falling asleep.

In brief: Common
Minimal, small twitching is common in the early phases as one is falling asleep.
Dr. Chaim Colen
Dr. Chaim Colen
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
In brief: Hypnic twitching
There is no set number of normal or abnormal twitches.
This can be a natural reaction to our body losing muscle control during sleep. When overtired or excessively sleepy the number of twitches tends to increase.

In brief: Hypnic twitching
There is no set number of normal or abnormal twitches.
This can be a natural reaction to our body losing muscle control during sleep. When overtired or excessively sleepy the number of twitches tends to increase.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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