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Is sleep myoclonus serious enough to see any sort of physician or nuerologist?
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Dr. David Duhon
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
In brief: Maybe
Sleep myoclonus is an outdated term. Jerking movement during sleep can be caused by periodic limb movements of sleep (plms), sleep apnea, or a neurologic condition.
If you don't feel rested by sleep, then it is serious enough to get evaluated by a physician.

In brief: Maybe
Sleep myoclonus is an outdated term. Jerking movement during sleep can be caused by periodic limb movements of sleep (plms), sleep apnea, or a neurologic condition.
If you don't feel rested by sleep, then it is serious enough to get evaluated by a physician.
Dr. David Duhon
Dr. David Duhon
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
In brief: Sleep myoclonus
This can be very disruptive to person's sleep but also to the bed partner. Treatment is often very helpful.
In some situations, removal of a medication or issue that is contributing is all that may be needed.

In brief: Sleep myoclonus
This can be very disruptive to person's sleep but also to the bed partner. Treatment is often very helpful.
In some situations, removal of a medication or issue that is contributing is all that may be needed.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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