Why Do You Jump in Your Sleep?


People jump when they sleep because as they fall asleep, their muscles start to relax and sometimes this change may be abrupt causing their bodies to twitch. In some cases, the twitching may be more intense and this may be an indication of some disorder such as REM sleep behaviour disorder link or restless leg syndrome.
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Why Do I Jump in My Sleep?
When a person jumps in their sleep, these movements are called myoclonic twitches, and it's theorized that these are caused by a body that relaxes too quickly or a brain that is aware of becoming unconscious. Discover why myoclonic twitches aren't a... More »
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