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What is Hypnic jerk?

What is Hypnic jerk?

  • Hypnic jerk: An involuntary muscle twitch that occurs in the transition between wakefulness and sleep. Patients are more prone to these twitches if they have a poor sleeping pattern or have been sleep deprived. The twitches usually only occur one or two times a night and are generally considered harmless.

Hypnic jerk: Introduction

Types of Hypnic jerk:

Broader types of Hypnic jerk:

What causes Hypnic jerk?

Causes of Hypnic jerk: see causes of Hypnic jerk

What are the symptoms of Hypnic jerk?

Symptoms of Hypnic jerk: see symptoms of Hypnic jerk

Hypnic jerk: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Hypnic jerk.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hypnic jerk.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Hypnic jerk: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Hypnic jerk.
Treatments for Hypnic jerk: see treatments for Hypnic jerk
Research for Hypnic jerk: see research for Hypnic jerk

Name of Hypnic jerk

Main name of condition: Hypnic jerk

 

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