hypnic


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hypnic

(ˈhɪpnɪk)
adj
relating to or inducing sleep
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In the latest beta version of international headache classification hypnic headache (HH) syndrome, 'alarm clock headache' is regarded as a rare primary headache disorder (2).
gov/pubmed/23832130) Hypnic headaches are a rare type that occurs in association with sleep.
The results have been contradictory in the evaluated population with episodic migraine, cluster headache, hypnic headache, TTH and cervicogenic headache.
The sleep and dream disorders are represented by hypnic disorders of the mixed insomnia type.
WASHINGTON -- Lithium is the best treatment option for patients with hypnic headaches, according to a retrospective, cross-sectional study presented by Dr.
This edition has new illustrations and new chapters on sudden unilateral neuralgiform conjunctival injection tearing headache, primary thunderclap headache, hypnic headache, nummular headache, atypical odontalgia, burning mouth syndrome, nervus intermedius neuralgia, red ear syndrome, clival chordoma syndrome, glomus tumor of the shoulder, osteonecrosis of the elbow joint, driver's elbow, boxer's knuckle, trigger wrist, superior cluneal nerve entrapment syndrome, clitoral priapism, breaststroker's knee, glomus tumor of the knee, and fabella syndrome.
Indeed, the drug has also been proved to be effective as a preventive treatment of migraine, hypnic headache, CH and SUNCT but the exact mechanism of topiramate in prophylactic treatment for various headache syndromes are not well known.
This strange sensation and muscle twitch is known as a hypnagogic myoclonic twitch or hypnic jerk and often happens as people are falling asleep.
What science calls the hypnic jerk-a heartbeat slows too quickly in the body's cage, air ripped, lynched half between the lips and ribs.
THIS strange falling sensation and muscle twitch is known as a hypnagogic myoclonic twitch or " hypnic jerk" If this has happened to you on more than one occasion, don't worry, you are not alone.
As described, Ashley's symptoms could suggest a number of disorders (TABLE): specifically, nocturnal leg cramps (NLC), akathisia, restless legs syndrome (RLS), peripheral polyneuropathy, hypnic jerks or sleep starts, and periodic limb movements in sleep (PLMs).
A Hypnic headaches are a relatively rare type of headache that usually occurs for the first time among adults who are 65 or older.