hypnagogic jerks


Related to hypnagogic jerks: Hypnagogic hallucinations

hypnagogic jerks

, hypnopompic jerks - Hypnagogic jerks are the spasms that happen right when you fall asleep; hypnopompic jerks happen right when you are waking up.
See also related terms for waking.
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Sleep starts - also known as hypnagogic jerks - are just part of the process of moving from awake to asleep, explains Dr Jason Ellis, Director of Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research.