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Hypnic jerk

Hypnic jerk: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypnic jerk is available below.

Symptoms of Hypnic jerk

Treatments for Hypnic jerk

  • None needed. Having good sleep patterns and sufficient sleep will reduce the incidence of these twitches
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Causes of Hypnic jerk

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Misdiagnosis and Hypnic jerk

RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown sleep-related disorder called more »

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  1. Hypnic jerk: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing

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