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Is having mulitple severe muscle spasms when falling asleep normal?

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Ken Starnes
General Practice
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In brief: Hypnic jerk

A whole-body spasm (hypnic jerk) is almost always harmless, but may be a function of difficulty falling asleep, or getting comfortable sleeping.
If they cause you difficulty a sleep medicine doctor may be able to help.

In brief: Hypnic jerk

A whole-body spasm (hypnic jerk) is almost always harmless, but may be a function of difficulty falling asleep, or getting comfortable sleeping.
If they cause you difficulty a sleep medicine doctor may be able to help.
Ken Starnes
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In brief: Not a podiatry ?

Direct this to your family doctor.

In brief: Not a podiatry ?

Direct this to your family doctor.
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